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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London / City of London
Rank 141 130 173
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.50% 6.69% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Median daily rate £450 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +108.03%

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
311 284 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.75% 9.24% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 192 293
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £16.15 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.40 £18.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) IaaS
7 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) XenApp
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript

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 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 3 (16.67%) SCSM
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
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