The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 65 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.05% 6.06% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £335 £319 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -32.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £337 £328
% change year-on-year
+18.87% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -12.96%
SCOM
South West

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

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
87 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.27% 7.56% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 39
Median daily rate £363 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) V-Model
7 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) WSUS
7 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix