The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.90% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 2.67% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £263 £281 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +100.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £264 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £293 £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £25.09
% change year-on-year -17.36% +43.46%  

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

Systems Management Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 39 75 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.64% 16.97% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 157 73
Median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £638 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCOM in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 3 £263 -
SCOM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds