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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.74% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 6.98% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 25
Median daily rate £500 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% +1.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.65 £59.33 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +6.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.03%

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
207 258 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.67% 10.62% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 138
Median daily rate £500 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £59.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.36% +212.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £55.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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 January 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
Reading +13 3 £500 +63.93% 1
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) SCCM
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) IaaS
9 2 (16.67%) WSUS
9 2 (16.67%) Validation
9 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (16.67%) Office 365
9 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
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