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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 105 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.10% 8.42% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Median daily rate £388 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £165 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £515 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
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
294 273 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.23% 10.63% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 83
Median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £34.06 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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
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 24 July 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 +1 10 £388 +19.23%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (36.00%) DHCP
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) Citrix
8 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (28.00%) MCTS
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) SCCM
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET
11 5 (20.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) French Language
1 3 (12.00%) German Language
1 3 (12.00%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (12.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Manager
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (4.00%) ELK Stack
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) AIX
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Debian
7 1 (4.00%) Fedora
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) MCTS
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) MCITP
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) MCAD
6 3 (12.00%) MCPD
6 3 (12.00%) MCSE
7 2 (8.00%) CCA
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) XenServer
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) Docker
7 1 (4.00%) KVM
7 1 (4.00%) NFS
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (4.00%) Postfix
7 1 (4.00%) qmail
7 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
7 1 (4.00%) Varnish
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) WMI
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (8.00%) MOM
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
5 1 (4.00%) Ansible
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) Bacula
5 1 (4.00%) Cacti
5 1 (4.00%) cPanel
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) Kibana
5 1 (4.00%) logstash
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Lumension
5 2 (8.00%) AppSense
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Wyse
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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