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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.86% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.22% 2.70% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
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
46 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.64% 4.98% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 14
Median daily rate £350 £400 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £543 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £10.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) LPIC
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Firmware
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Presales
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Principal Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
1 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) LPIC
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp