The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.15% 9.76% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £468 £353 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.62% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £431 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +38.65%

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

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.43% 6.53% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 33
Median daily rate £450 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £180 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -37.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) LDAP
4 7 (43.75%) DHCP
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) PKI
4 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (43.75%) Skype
5 6 (37.50%) OneDrive
5 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
5 6 (37.50%) Email Filtering
5 6 (37.50%) Yammer
5 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
5 6 (37.50%) Kerberos
5 6 (37.50%) Nagios
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) PBX

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) OneDrive
2 6 (37.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) LDAP
1 7 (43.75%) Skype
2 6 (37.50%) Kerberos
2 6 (37.50%) PBX
2 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAAS
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
1 6 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Senior DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (37.50%) Email Filtering
2 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) E-Discovery
4 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Kronos
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) VMware