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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 59 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.79% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.92% 9.38% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
SCOM
West Midlands

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
52 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.64% 4.27% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 17
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
4 8 (42.11%) SCCM
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
8 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (21.05%) Firmware
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) IIS
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) LPIC

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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) OLTP
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DBA
1 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) LPIC
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) MOM
4 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) HP