The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 61 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 1.35% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.61% 11.35% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 0
Median daily rate £475 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.12% -12.96%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
72 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.36% 11.88% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 62 52
Median daily rate £425 £407 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Buckinghamshire region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 15 £475 +12.16% 1
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (63.16%) iSCSI
5 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) NFS
6 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) NetApp
7 9 (47.37%) Service Management
7 9 (47.37%) ITSM
7 9 (47.37%) OVSD
8 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
8 8 (42.11%) MS Office
8 8 (42.11%) CentOS
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (31.58%) High Availability
10 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
11 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
11 5 (26.32%) Project Management
11 5 (26.32%) EMC

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) iSCSI
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) LAN Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) SAN Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Server Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) WAN Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) WAN Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) CentOS
3 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) ITSM
2 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) NFS
4 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) OVSD
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) NetApp
4 5 (26.32%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) arcserve
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam