The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 35 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.97% 6.38% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 13
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
SCOM
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
390 470 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.46% 7.94% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 355 387
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -21.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 37 (62.71%) Windows Server
3 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 32 (54.24%) VMware
5 31 (52.54%) PowerShell
5 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (38.98%) SCCM
6 23 (38.98%) Citrix
7 20 (33.90%) Finance
7 20 (33.90%) XenApp
7 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
9 18 (30.51%) ITIL
10 17 (28.81%) DNS
11 16 (27.12%) Migration
11 16 (27.12%) Firewall
12 14 (23.73%) Symantec
12 14 (23.73%) Linux
12 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
12 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
13 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
14 12 (20.34%) Unix
14 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.34%) MS Office
15 11 (18.64%) MCSE
15 11 (18.64%) HP
15 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (18.64%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
1 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.95%) Skype for Business
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.34%) MS Office
3 4 (6.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Office 365
3 4 (6.78%) SaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) DNS
2 16 (27.12%) Firewall
3 10 (16.95%) SAN
4 9 (15.25%) DHCP
5 7 (11.86%) Kerberos
6 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security
7 4 (6.78%) Extranet
7 4 (6.78%) Internet
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
7 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.78%) WAN
8 3 (5.08%) SNMP
8 3 (5.08%) VLAN
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) X.509
10 1 (1.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Administrator
2 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
1 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
2 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Windows Server
3 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (23.73%) Linux
6 12 (20.34%) Unix
7 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Phone
10 3 (5.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.69%) Android
11 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.69%) VMS
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Migration
3 8 (13.56%) Data Management
3 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) ITSM
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Software Deployment
7 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Server Building
7 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) C++
3 7 (11.86%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) VBScript
4 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) MCSE
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) MCITP
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) XenApp
3 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
4 11 (18.64%) XenDesktop
5 9 (15.25%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.78%) UAG
7 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.78%) vSphere
8 3 (5.08%) XenServer
9 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) Backup Exec
3 8 (13.56%) Nagios
4 7 (11.86%) SCOrch
4 7 (11.86%) SCVMM
5 6 (10.17%) Puppet
6 5 (8.47%) HP SIM
6 5 (8.47%) IBM BigFix
6 5 (8.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Control-M
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (5.08%) WSUS
9 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.69%) SCSM
10 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 32 (54.24%) VMware
3 23 (38.98%) Citrix
4 14 (23.73%) Symantec
5 11 (18.64%) HP
6 10 (16.95%) Dell
6 10 (16.95%) NetApp
7 6 (10.17%) Veritas
8 5 (8.47%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco
9 4 (6.78%) IBM
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.78%) Remedy
10 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.39%) BMC
11 2 (3.39%) CA
11 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.39%) Informatica
12 1 (1.69%) EMC
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago