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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 166 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 39 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.48% 7.09% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 31
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£433 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £304 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.17% +5.18%
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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
460 437 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.82% 6.02% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 307 298
Average daily rate £420 £382 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £19.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £41.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (53.45%) SCCM
3 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
4 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (34.48%) VMware
6 18 (31.03%) ITIL
7 16 (27.59%) Citrix
7 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
8 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.86%) Finance
9 14 (24.14%) XenApp
10 13 (22.41%) Migration
11 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
11 12 (20.69%) HP
12 11 (18.97%) DNS
12 11 (18.97%) vSphere
12 11 (18.97%) SCOrch
13 10 (17.24%) SQL
13 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
14 9 (15.52%) IIS
14 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (15.52%) SAN
14 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
14 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
14 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (15.52%) IIS
3 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.07%) Lync
5 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.72%) JBoss
9 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) SAN
3 7 (12.07%) DHCP
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
5 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.17%) FTP
6 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.72%) SNMP
8 1 (1.72%) SMTP
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) 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 Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.07%) Administrator
1 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Wintel Administrator
2 6 (10.34%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 6 (10.34%) Architect
2 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Consultant
3 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (3.45%) Server Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) SecurID
3 2 (3.45%) CMDB
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX
8 1 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Migration
3 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.90%) ITSM
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.72%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.72%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.72%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) VBScript
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%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) MCITP
4 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.72%) MCP
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) XenApp
3 11 (18.97%) vSphere
4 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (8.62%) UAG
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
9 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.45%) XenServer
10 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) SCCM
2 11 (18.97%) SCOrch
3 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (6.90%) HP SIM
4 4 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.45%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.45%) Control-M
7 1 (1.72%) OpenView
7 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.72%) Legato
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.72%) DameWare
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
7 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) Citrix
4 12 (20.69%) HP
5 8 (13.79%) BMC
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Remedy
6 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.90%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) IBM
8 3 (5.17%) F5
9 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee
9 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) CommVault
10 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.72%) EMC
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