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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 51 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 0.69% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.08% 22.73% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
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
65 22 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.59% 3.05% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 29
Median daily rate £500 £313 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +48.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £24.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £26.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) IBM
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (18.18%) Firmware
10 4 (18.18%) SSL
10 4 (18.18%) IIS
10 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
10 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) LPIC
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016

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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) 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
2 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DBA
1 9 (40.91%) SQL DBA
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
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%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Azure Consultant
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%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 3 (13.64%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
7 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) LPIC
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Kronos
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow