The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 30 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 27
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.50% 2.86%
As % of the Systems Management category - 11.11% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13 9 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 7.60% 4.48% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Suffolk