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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 134 168 193
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +25
Contract jobs citing SCOM 25 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.78% 5.64% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 18
Median daily rate £375 £419 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
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
369 443 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.16% 8.18% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 336 332
Median daily rate £475 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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 24 May 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 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 22 (47.83%) Finance
6 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
7 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
8 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) Citrix
9 15 (32.61%) Unix
10 14 (30.43%) Veritas
10 14 (30.43%) SQL
10 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.26%) SCCM
11 13 (28.26%) XenApp
11 13 (28.26%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (28.26%) Oracle
11 13 (28.26%) SLA
11 13 (28.26%) DNS
12 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
12 12 (26.09%) Migration
13 11 (23.91%) Solaris
13 11 (23.91%) ITIL
13 11 (23.91%) Symantec
14 10 (21.74%) HP
14 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.57%) MS Office

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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) DHCP
2 8 (17.39%) SAN
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.52%) SNMP
6 2 (4.35%) Extranet
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Administrator
1 7 (15.22%) DBA
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Siebel Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Unix
6 11 (23.91%) Solaris
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (26.09%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Data Management
4 7 (15.22%) Database Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (6.52%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) C++
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) MCSE
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) XenApp
4 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (4.35%) UAG
8 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 2 (4.35%) XenServer
9 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) Backup Exec
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (15.22%) SCOrch
4 6 (13.04%) HP SIM
4 6 (13.04%) Nagios
5 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (6.52%) Control-M
6 3 (6.52%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.35%) Puppet
7 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.17%) SCSM
8 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 14 (30.43%) Veritas
5 13 (28.26%) Oracle
6 11 (23.91%) Symantec
7 10 (21.74%) HP
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
9 6 (13.04%) Dell
10 4 (8.70%) Siebel
11 3 (6.52%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (4.35%) CA
12 2 (4.35%) IBM
12 2 (4.35%) Informatica
12 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.17%) BMC
13 1 (2.17%) Cisco
13 1 (2.17%) EMC
13 1 (2.17%) Remedy
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £300 - £311 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago