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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

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 31 76 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 6.72% 14.18% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 56 5
Median daily rate £500 £465 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +86.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing SCOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in South Yorkshire

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in South Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

SCOM
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Adaptive Security
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware