The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 34 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.84% - 4.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.29% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £435 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £337 £328
% change year-on-year
+18.87% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -12.96%
SCOM
Cheshire

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

Systems Management Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
17 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.06% 13.45% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 12
Median daily rate £435 £427 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +33.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.03%
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 Chester

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

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

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) Local Government
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
6 3 (37.50%) SaaS
6 3 (37.50%) PaaS
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (37.50%) IaaS
6 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (37.50%) Skype
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) IIS
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
3 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve