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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 153 162 174
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.25% 9.24% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 24
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +48.36%
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
419 498 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.11% 9.16% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 388 387
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
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 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 27 August 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 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 41 (82.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 31 (62.00%) VMware
4 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (56.00%) PowerShell
5 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (42.00%) SCCM
7 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (40.00%) Citrix
8 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
9 18 (36.00%) ITIL
9 18 (36.00%) XenApp
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (32.00%) DNS
10 16 (32.00%) Firewall
11 14 (28.00%) Migration
11 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
12 13 (26.00%) Symantec
13 12 (24.00%) Finance
13 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
13 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
14 11 (22.00%) MCSE
14 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
14 11 (22.00%) MS Office
14 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.00%) HP
15 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
15 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (8.00%) IIS
7 3 (6.00%) Apache
7 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) Office 365
3 4 (8.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
1 16 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) Kerberos
3 7 (14.00%) SAN
4 5 (10.00%) Network Security
5 4 (8.00%) Extranet
5 4 (8.00%) Internet
5 4 (8.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) VLAN
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (4.00%) X.509
8 1 (2.00%) MPLS
8 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 8 (16.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.00%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.00%) Android
10 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.00%) Solaris
10 1 (2.00%) VMS
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.00%) Data Management
5 6 (12.00%) ITSM
5 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (8.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) C++
3 7 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) VBScript
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) MCSE
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCITP
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (36.00%) XenApp
4 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
8 4 (8.00%) UAG
8 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (6.00%) vSphere
9 3 (6.00%) XenServer
10 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.00%) Nagios
3 6 (12.00%) Puppet
3 6 (12.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (8.00%) HP SIM
4 4 (8.00%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (8.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (6.00%) WSUS
6 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.00%) SCSM
7 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) VMware
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Citrix
4 13 (26.00%) Symantec
5 10 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (18.00%) Dell
7 8 (16.00%) NetApp
8 5 (10.00%) Remedy
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco
9 4 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (8.00%) IBM
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.00%) Oracle
11 2 (4.00%) CA
11 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.00%) Informatica
11 2 (4.00%) Veritas
12 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (2.00%) BT
12 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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