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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 155 141 172
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 1.00% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.89% 10.17% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 26
Median daily rate £363 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
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
381 462 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 9.85% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 366 389
Median daily rate £513 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
4 26 (65.00%) VMware
5 24 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) SCCM
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (40.00%) Citrix
8 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 16 (40.00%) Firewall
9 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (37.50%) XenApp
10 13 (32.50%) Migration
10 13 (32.50%) ITIL
11 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
12 11 (27.50%) MCSE
12 11 (27.50%) DNS
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (27.50%) Symantec
12 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
13 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (22.50%) Skype for Business
14 9 (22.50%) Dell
14 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
14 9 (22.50%) MS Office
15 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (20.00%) Finance

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 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
6 3 (7.50%) Apache
6 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) Kerberos
4 5 (12.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) Network Security
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) Extranet
5 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
6 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) X.509
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (7.50%) Unix
10 1 (2.50%) Android
10 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.50%) VMS
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
1 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.00%) ITSM
3 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.50%) Data Management
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Server Building
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) C++
2 7 (17.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) VBScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) MCSE
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCITP
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) WCAG
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (37.50%) XenApp
3 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (10.00%) UAG
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.50%) vSphere
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.00%) XenServer
9 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 6 (15.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (10.00%) Nagios
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (7.50%) WSUS
5 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.50%) SCSM
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Symantec
5 9 (22.50%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) Remedy
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.50%) BMC
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds