The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 114 58
Rank change year-on-year +70 -56  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.26% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.67% 1.25% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +18.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.20% +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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 60 401 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.79% 28.50% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 270 45
Median daily rate £350 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.89% +2.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +114.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £36.00 £27.80
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +74 1 £450 +45.16%
SCOM
North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP