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 26 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 2.76% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 12.50% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +39.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.40% +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 Southampton with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11 48 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 5.45% 22.12% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 33
Median daily rate £510 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £449 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
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%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware

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Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 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
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware