Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 9 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 0.40% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 3.53% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% -
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £26.22
% change year-on-year +68.42% -9.40% -11.88%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 139 255 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.68% 17.18% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 198 144
Median daily rate £475 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.88% +5.12%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £310
90th Percentile £550 £674 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 £20.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +12.04% -7.69%
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.07% +7.89% -

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Wales

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCOM in Wales.

Daily rate trend for SCOM in Wales

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCOM in Wales.

Hourly rate trend for SCOM in Wales

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 3 £400 +6.67%
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Development

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Development
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell