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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 138 169 173
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.96% 5.32% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 27
Average daily rate £363 £422 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% +27.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £470 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.11% -1.81%
SCOM
London

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
282 395 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.85% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 290 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (50.00%) SQL
4 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
5 25 (48.08%) Finance
5 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
6 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (38.46%) SCCM
7 20 (38.46%) Solaris
7 20 (38.46%) Oracle
8 19 (36.54%) Veritas
8 19 (36.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (28.85%) VMware
10 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (26.92%) SLA
10 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
11 13 (25.00%) Citrix
12 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
13 11 (21.15%) Banking
14 10 (19.23%) Replication
14 10 (19.23%) Sybase
15 9 (17.31%) ITIL
15 9 (17.31%) Linux
15 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
16 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
16 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) Lync
4 6 (11.54%) IIS
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DHCP
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) FTP
2 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.92%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.62%) Law
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) DBA
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 7 (13.46%) Sybase DBA
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) DBA Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Siebel Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Team Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Database Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (38.46%) Solaris
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
7 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.62%) Unix
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.92%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Coaching
3 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) People Management
3 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 5 (9.62%) Database Tuning
6 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) VBScript
4 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) RHCE
4 2 (3.85%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) CCEE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) XenApp
3 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.92%) UAG
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.69%) Nagios
4 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
4 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.77%) SCSM
5 2 (3.85%) Ansible
5 2 (3.85%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.85%) WSUS
6 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Opsview
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) Oracle
3 19 (36.54%) Veritas
4 15 (28.85%) VMware
5 13 (25.00%) Citrix
6 10 (19.23%) Sybase
7 5 (9.62%) AppSense
7 5 (9.62%) HP
7 5 (9.62%) Symantec
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco
8 4 (7.69%) Siebel
9 3 (5.77%) NetApp
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.85%) F5
10 2 (3.85%) Wyse
11 1 (1.92%) Altiris
11 1 (1.92%) Brocade
11 1 (1.92%) Mitel
11 1 (1.92%) Perforce
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