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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 54 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 7.69% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £455 £353 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.07% -25.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
50 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.11% 5.91% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 32
Median daily rate £500 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £188 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Migration
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) LDAP
7 7 (31.82%) Skype
7 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
7 7 (31.82%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) PKI
8 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
8 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
8 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
8 6 (27.27%) Yammer
8 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) Kerberos

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 (31.82%) Skype for Business
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Office 365
3 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
3 6 (27.27%) Yammer
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DHCP
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
1 7 (31.82%) LDAP
1 7 (31.82%) Skype
2 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
2 6 (27.27%) PBX
2 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAAS
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) OLTP
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DBA
1 9 (40.91%) SQL DBA
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Senior DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) Email Filtering
4 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
4 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Kronos
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow