The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 101 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.98% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 7.91% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £275 £281 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -33.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 130 253 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.01% 12.43% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 168 79
Median daily rate £420 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £17.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 2 - - 2
Wakefield 0 2 £275 +124.48%
Bradford +4 1 - - 3
SCOM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) FMCG
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk