The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 103 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.13% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 1.69% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £300 £288 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
SCOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
124 118 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.51% 7.56% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 63
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.25 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Skype
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Intranet
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Local Government
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) NAS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) pfSense
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (10.00%) EnCase
3 1 (10.00%) FTK
3 1 (10.00%) QRadar
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec