The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
South East / Surrey
Rank - 85 78
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 1.24% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.64% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £445 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 100 241 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 8.63% 18.62% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 135 67
Median daily rate £425 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Surrey

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Surrey

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) arcserve
2 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft