The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 189 150 198
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +48
Contract jobs citing SCOM 21 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.75% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 11.44% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 13
Average daily rate £334 £438 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
399 411 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 6.59% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 281
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 (77.05%) Windows
2 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
3 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (54.10%) SCCM
4 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
5 26 (42.62%) Citrix
6 20 (32.79%) VMware
6 20 (32.79%) XenApp
7 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (31.15%) DNS
8 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (26.23%) HP
10 15 (24.59%) Cisco
10 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
11 14 (22.95%) ITIL
12 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.67%) DHCP
13 12 (19.67%) AppSense
13 12 (19.67%) Lync
13 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
14 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (18.03%) Change Management
14 11 (18.03%) SAN
15 10 (16.39%) SQL
16 9 (14.75%) XenServer
16 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 7 (11.48%) NAS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Lync
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
8 4 (6.56%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (4.92%) IIS
10 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) DNS
2 12 (19.67%) DHCP
3 11 (18.03%) SAN
4 7 (11.48%) NAS
5 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.28%) LAN
7 2 (3.28%) HTTP
7 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 2 (3.28%) SMTP
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall
7 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.48%) Law
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) DBA
8 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) XMPP
2 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) UNIX
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Change Management
3 4 (6.56%) Migration
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.92%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.28%) Information Management
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.64%) Change Control
6 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.39%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) LotusScript
4 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) C
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) MCTS
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.79%) XenApp
3 9 (14.75%) XenServer
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.92%) UAG
7 3 (4.92%) vSphere
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.28%) IAG
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.64%) vCloud
9 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (54.10%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.64%) Ionix
4 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.64%) SCSM
4 1 (1.64%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) MOM
4 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) Citrix
3 20 (32.79%) VMware
4 16 (26.23%) HP
5 15 (24.59%) Cisco
6 12 (19.67%) AppSense
7 5 (8.20%) NetApp
8 4 (6.56%) BMC
8 4 (6.56%) Lotus
8 4 (6.56%) EMC
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
8 4 (6.56%) Remedy
8 4 (6.56%) MobileIron
8 4 (6.56%) Nimsoft
9 3 (4.92%) Mitel
9 3 (4.92%) Altiris
9 3 (4.92%) Clearswift
10 2 (3.28%) Adobe
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
10 2 (3.28%) RightFax
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