Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SCSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCSM over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 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 Service Manager (SCSM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 - 214
Rank change year-on-year - +214 -34
Contract jobs citing SCSM 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.040% - 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £323 - £450
10th Percentile £312 - £425
90th Percentile £330 - £475
England median daily rate £388 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -3.13% +21.21% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £31.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.59% +70.27% -7.50%

SCSM 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 572 438 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.36% 9.84% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 276 303
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £288 £233 £289
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.31 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +2.21% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £42.88 £21.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year +6.86% -21.79% +10.85%

SCSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCSM in the West Midlands

SCSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCSM in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCSM in the West Midlands

SCSM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Herefordshire - 2 £323 -
SCSM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCSM 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCSM.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering

SCSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch