Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 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 Service Manager (SCSM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +178
Contract jobs citing SCSM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.060% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £338 - -
England median daily rate £300 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00

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 653 502 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.01% 10.49% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 312 228
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £290
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% +8.30%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.19 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.65 £56.20 £26.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

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 20 February 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
Herefordshire - 2 £381 -
SCSM
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

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 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft