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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.82% 1.78% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

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 131 169 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.81% 8.89% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 108 83
Median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £345 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

SCOM
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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in West Yorkshire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in West Yorkshire

SCOM
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 22 March 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 +11 3 £348 -7.33% 1
Wakefield - 2 £275 - 1
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (66.67%) SCCM
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (38.89%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (27.78%) IIS
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Splunk
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (16.67%) AWS Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Skype
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business

SCOM
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (38.89%) Office 365
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) vRealize
5 1 (5.56%) Ansible
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (5.56%) RANCID
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Arista
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Zerto