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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 172 175 185
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 29 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.73% 4.00% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 22
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£388 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £407 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.09 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-20.34% +3.27%
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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
431 475 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.39% 8.25% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 342 280
Average daily rate £450 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £542 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £16.85 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £54.64 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (48.08%) SCCM
3 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
4 20 (38.46%) Finance
5 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (32.69%) VMware
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.69%) Citrix
6 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (30.77%) IIS
8 14 (26.92%) SQL
9 13 (25.00%) HP
9 13 (25.00%) Banking
10 12 (23.08%) ITIL
11 10 (19.23%) SAN
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
12 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (15.38%) SCOrch
13 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.38%) XenApp
13 8 (15.38%) Linux
14 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
14 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
14 7 (13.46%) DNS
14 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
14 7 (13.46%) DevOps
15 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (30.77%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.62%) Lync
5 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) SAN
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.54%) FTP
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) SMTP
5 3 (5.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.92%) Multicast
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (9.62%) Analyst
1 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (9.62%) Administrator
1 5 (9.62%) Wintel Support
1 5 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
3 3 (5.77%) Wintel Administrator
3 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) XML
1 2 (3.85%) XSL
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.38%) Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) UNIX
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
4 6 (11.54%) Release Management
4 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITSM
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
7 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.85%) MCITP
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.38%) XenApp
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (48.08%) SCCM
2 8 (15.38%) SCOrch
3 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.69%) StatsD
4 4 (7.69%) Graphite
5 3 (5.77%) OpenView
5 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.77%) MOM
5 3 (5.77%) HP SIM
5 3 (5.77%) DameWare
6 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.85%) Puppet
6 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.85%) Control-M
6 2 (3.85%) Legato
6 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.85%) WSUS
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
1 17 (32.69%) Citrix
1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 13 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) Splunk
4 5 (9.62%) Remedy
5 4 (7.69%) McAfee
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) AppSense
6 3 (5.77%) Altiris
6 3 (5.77%) BMC
6 3 (5.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) Sybase
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) Perforce
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