The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 59
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.36% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £434 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.33%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 70 56 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.17% 7.56% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 13
Median daily rate £383 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in West Sussex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in West Sussex