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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 135 176 185
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 29 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.11% 5.47% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
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
408 439 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 7.65% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 334 361
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (50.98%) VMware
7 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
8 22 (43.14%) Citrix
9 21 (41.18%) SCCM
10 19 (37.25%) XenApp
10 19 (37.25%) Finance
11 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (29.41%) Migration
13 15 (29.41%) DNS
13 15 (29.41%) ITIL
14 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
14 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
15 13 (25.49%) Linux
15 13 (25.49%) Symantec
16 12 (23.53%) Unix
16 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
16 12 (23.53%) MS Office
16 12 (23.53%) Firewall
16 12 (23.53%) VMware ESX
17 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
17 11 (21.57%) HP
17 11 (21.57%) XenDesktop
17 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
18 10 (19.61%) Dell

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 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Office 365
3 4 (7.84%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) SAN
4 9 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
7 4 (7.84%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.84%) Network Security
7 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
8 3 (5.88%) Extranet
8 3 (5.88%) SNMP
9 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 2 (3.92%) VPN
10 1 (1.96%) MPLS
10 1 (1.96%) NAS
10 1 (1.96%) WLAN
10 1 (1.96%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Administrator
1 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
1 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 6 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.84%) Device Driver
1 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.49%) Linux
6 12 (23.53%) Unix
7 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.84%) Solaris
10 3 (5.88%) Windows Phone
11 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.96%) Android
12 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.96%) VMS
12 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
1 15 (29.41%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) Data Management
3 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
3 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Database Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) ITSM
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Server Building
6 4 (7.84%) Software Deployment
6 4 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) C++
3 6 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) VBScript
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) MCSE
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCITP
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) XenApp
3 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (23.53%) VMware ESX
5 11 (21.57%) XenDesktop
6 9 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (5.88%) UAG
9 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.88%) XenServer
10 2 (3.92%) vSphere
11 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) Backup Exec
3 7 (13.73%) SCOrch
3 7 (13.73%) SCVMM
4 6 (11.76%) Nagios
5 5 (9.80%) HP SIM
5 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (7.84%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (5.88%) Control-M
7 3 (5.88%) Puppet
7 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.92%) WSUS
9 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.96%) SCSM
9 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Citrix
4 13 (25.49%) Symantec
5 11 (21.57%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) NetApp
7 7 (13.73%) Veritas
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
9 5 (9.80%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
10 3 (5.88%) Remedy
10 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.92%) CA
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco
11 2 (3.92%) Informatica
11 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.96%) BMC
12 1 (1.96%) BT
12 1 (1.96%) EMC
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