The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 - 76 59
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.26% 1.14%
As % of the Systems Management category - 3.85% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
SCOM
North 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 Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.98% 6.74% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 28
Median daily rate £433 £413 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -46.03%
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 Cheshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
3 7 (77.78%) Skype
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) Local Government
8 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
8 2 (22.22%) Migration
8 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) MS Office

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (77.78%) Skype for Business
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) VMware