The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 28 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 1.73% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 24.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £300 £443 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.20% -4.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Swindon with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 4.42% 7.20% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 30
Median daily rate £350 £443 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.90% -19.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Swindon

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware