Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 146 171
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 +24
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 81 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 1.26% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 7.21% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 45 25
Median daily rate £394 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £333 £331 £255
90th Percentile £518 £538 £538
England median daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.39% -
England median hourly rate £28.77 £23.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.15% -23.39% +12.73%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 238 1,123 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.52% 17.49% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 693 513
Median daily rate £481 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £268 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 45
Median hourly rate £37.25 £23.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.84% -23.39% -11.43%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £16.35
90th Percentile £57.50 £42.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% +6.86%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the South West.

Daily rate trend for SCOM in the South West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCOM in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for SCOM in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +34 3 - -
Gloucestershire +23 3 £438 -7.89%
Dorset +18 1 £350 +16.67%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MODAF
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) AWS
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (42.86%) vRealize
5 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SCSM
6 2 (28.57%) Architectural Design

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Author
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) MODAF
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
3 2 (28.57%) Architectural Design
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Password Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) vRealize
3 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
3 2 (28.57%) SCSM
3 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) Dell