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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London / City of London
Rank 137 131 169
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 6.23% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Median daily rate £450 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £464 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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
288 305 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.77% 9.72% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 202 303
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £27.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +50.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.87 £29.40 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (59.09%) SCCM
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 7 (31.82%) XenApp
7 7 (31.82%) DevOps
8 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
8 6 (27.27%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) SAN
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) Symantec
9 5 (22.73%) IaaS
9 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (18.18%) Power BI

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 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Azure Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) OOD
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Server Building
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) XenApp
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 4 (18.18%) SCOrch
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.64%) SCSM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (9.09%) WSUS
6 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
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