The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 40 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.15% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% 3.13% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £369
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.45% +51.20%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11 32 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 4.21% 11.43% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 38
Median daily rate £525 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £219 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £418 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Southampton

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Southampton

SCOM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Management Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware