The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 102 83 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing SCOM 20 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 1.63% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.03% 15.12% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 15
Average daily rate £402 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £204 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
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
249 291 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.78% 10.77% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 127 121
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 29
Average hourly rate £59.33 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.54% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £13.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 9 £405 -
Reading -30 4 £305 -23.75% 1
Wokingham - 2 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £238 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 28 (65.12%) Windows
1 28 (65.12%) SCCM
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
5 20 (46.51%) ITIL
5 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
7 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
7 17 (39.53%) SCVMM
7 17 (39.53%) Migration
8 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.88%) Firewall
9 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) vSphere
9 14 (32.56%) RightScale
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Intune
10 13 (30.23%) Puppet
10 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (30.23%) Ruby
10 13 (30.23%) Problem Management
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) Linux
10 13 (30.23%) LAN
10 13 (30.23%) WAN
10 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
11 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CCM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) WAN
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
4 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (4.65%) Electronics
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Incident Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Server Support
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Migration
3 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (30.23%) Problem Management
5 11 (25.58%) ITSM
5 11 (25.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) Service Management
6 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.65%) Change Management
10 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.65%) Server Building
11 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 13 (30.23%) Ruby
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCA
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
3 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (32.56%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) SCCM
2 17 (39.53%) SCVMM
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Intune
4 13 (30.23%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) EdgeSight
5 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.33%) SCSM
6 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 14 (32.56%) RightScale
4 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
6 8 (18.60%) CA
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 2 (4.65%) AppSense
9 2 (4.65%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.33%) BT
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco
10 1 (2.33%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
10 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec