Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +88
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.90% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Wales median daily rate £538 - -
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £31.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -23.39% +4.20% -16.20%

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 241 204 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.48% 13.85% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 142 134
Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.45% +23.21%
10th Percentile £296 £310 £170
90th Percentile £675 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.69% +100.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £16.13 £21.60 £11.73
90th Percentile £42.20 £36.38 £24.13
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -12.09%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Wales

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Wales

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Wales over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Wales

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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 17 June 2019. 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 +1 3 £375 -
West Wales - 3 - -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) SCSM
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
3 3 (42.86%) Actifio
3 3 (42.86%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Clearswift
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery

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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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Antivirus Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) SCSM
2 3 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
3 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Actifio
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Clearswift
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy