The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 121 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.81% 6.61% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Median daily rate £275 £288 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -21.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -1.20% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.36% +78.35%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 187 363 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.41% 12.90% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 252 147
Median daily rate £420 £498 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.57% +32.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.50 £22.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.77% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +7 4 £275 -2.22% 8
South Yorkshire +5 3 £263 -8.69%
North Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) SCCM
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) FMCG
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (13.33%) PaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
8 2 (13.33%) IaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (13.33%) Skype
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Security Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Chat Support
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk