The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 110 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 1.43% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.48% 13.64% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
Median daily rate £475 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £150 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
SCOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
230 264 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.49% 10.50% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 142 91
Median daily rate £445 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £174 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 4
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% +115.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £37.09 £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -7 3 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) DNS
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) SCCM
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) DHCP
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) Citrix
9 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (25.00%) MCTS
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) WMI
10 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) Service Management
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) VBScript
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (16.67%) MCITP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.33%) French Language
1 2 (8.33%) German Language
1 2 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.17%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Database Security
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) MCTS
5 4 (16.67%) MCITP
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) MCAD
7 2 (8.33%) MCPD
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) WMI
3 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) MOM
5 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) Lumension
5 2 (8.33%) Wyse
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed