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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 167 197 179
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 34 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.81% 6.47% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 36
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£438 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £304 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
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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
499 417 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.60% 5.83% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 293 338
Average daily rate £420 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) SCCM
3 35 (60.34%) Active Directory
4 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
5 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (37.93%) Citrix
8 20 (34.48%) XenApp
9 18 (31.03%) VMware
10 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
12 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
13 12 (20.69%) ITIL
13 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
14 11 (18.97%) DNS
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.97%) XenServer
15 10 (17.24%) SQL
15 10 (17.24%) AppSense
16 9 (15.52%) Migration
16 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
16 9 (15.52%) HP
16 9 (15.52%) SCOrch
17 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
17 8 (13.79%) vSphere
17 8 (13.79%) DHCP
17 8 (13.79%) IIS
18 7 (12.07%) SAN
18 7 (12.07%) BMC
18 7 (12.07%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.79%) IIS
4 7 (12.07%) Lync
5 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 7 (12.07%) SAN
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.90%) WAN
6 3 (5.17%) FTP
6 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.45%) Firewall
7 2 (3.45%) SMTP
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) LAN
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
8 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Wintel Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Server Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) CMDB
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
3 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.90%) ITSM
5 3 (5.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) MCITP
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 35 (60.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) XenApp
3 11 (18.97%) XenServer
4 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.79%) vSphere
5 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (8.62%) UAG
6 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (62.07%) SCCM
2 9 (15.52%) SCOrch
3 5 (8.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (6.90%) HP SIM
5 3 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.45%) SCSM
6 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.45%) Control-M
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
7 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) Citrix
3 18 (31.03%) VMware
4 10 (17.24%) AppSense
5 9 (15.52%) HP
6 7 (12.07%) BMC
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco
7 5 (8.62%) Remedy
7 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.90%) Symantec
9 3 (5.17%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) Juniper
9 3 (5.17%) F5
10 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) JBoss
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle
11 1 (1.72%) EMC
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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