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 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 68 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 3.90% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +48.36%
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
88 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.82% 11.22% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 46
Median daily rate £325 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 +12 8 £450 +12.50%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) ITIL
3 15 (60.00%) NFS
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (56.00%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (56.00%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) HP
5 13 (52.00%) NetApp
6 11 (44.00%) MS Office
7 9 (36.00%) OVSD
7 9 (36.00%) ITSM
7 9 (36.00%) Service Management
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
8 8 (32.00%) CentOS
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) EMC
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (24.00%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V

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 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Server Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) NetApp Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) LAN Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) SAN Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) WAN Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) CentOS
4 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (36.00%) ITSM
3 9 (36.00%) Service Management
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (24.00%) High Availability
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) NFS
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) OVSD
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) HP
4 13 (52.00%) NetApp
5 8 (32.00%) EMC
6 5 (20.00%) Veeam
7 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) CommVault
8 1 (4.00%) arcserve
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec