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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 126 174 189
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +15
Contract jobs citing SCOM 31 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.99% 5.93% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 18
Median daily rate £415 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
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
388 455 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.26% 8.26% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 344 333
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £259 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 2016, 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 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) Finance
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 18 (40.00%) VMware
8 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (33.33%) Citrix
11 14 (31.11%) Veritas
11 14 (31.11%) SQL
11 14 (31.11%) Unix
12 13 (28.89%) Linux
12 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
12 13 (28.89%) Oracle
12 13 (28.89%) SLA
12 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (28.89%) XenApp
12 13 (28.89%) SCCM
13 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (26.67%) DNS
13 12 (26.67%) Symantec
13 12 (26.67%) Migration
14 11 (24.44%) Solaris
14 11 (24.44%) ITIL
15 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
15 10 (22.22%) HP
16 9 (20.00%) NetApp

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) DHCP
2 8 (17.78%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (4.44%) Extranet
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Telepresence
7 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) DBA
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Siebel Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.89%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (31.11%) Unix
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
7 11 (24.44%) Solaris
8 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (26.67%) Migration
3 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Data Management
4 7 (15.56%) Database Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Line Management
7 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) XenApp
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (4.44%) UAG
8 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 2 (4.44%) XenServer
9 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (15.56%) SCOrch
4 6 (13.33%) HP SIM
5 5 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (8.89%) Nagios
6 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
7 3 (6.67%) Control-M
7 3 (6.67%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
9 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 14 (31.11%) Veritas
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle
6 12 (26.67%) Symantec
7 10 (22.22%) HP
8 9 (20.00%) NetApp
9 6 (13.33%) Dell
10 4 (8.89%) Siebel
11 3 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (4.44%) CA
12 2 (4.44%) Cisco
12 2 (4.44%) IBM
12 2 (4.44%) Informatica
12 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.22%) BMC
13 1 (2.22%) Clearswift
13 1 (2.22%) EMC
13 1 (2.22%) Remedy
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