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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 124 133
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.39% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.06% 3.83% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 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 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 196 287 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.20% 10.24% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 193 93
Median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £275
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 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Yorkshire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Yorkshire

SCOM
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 23 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
West Yorkshire +6 5 £325 -13.33% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Puppet
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 4 (19.05%) Splunk
9 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) vSphere
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) Docker
9 4 (19.05%) DevOps
10 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy

SCOM
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
1 3 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) Telnet
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Android
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) VMS
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Docker
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Puppet
3 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (9.52%) vRealize
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) DameWare
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.76%) RANCID
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Splunk
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos