The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / East of England
Rank 114 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.72% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 9.14% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 30
Median daily rate £300 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
168 186 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.00% 7.87% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 110
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -20.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -2 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Bedfordshire +5 2 £300 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Skype
4 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (20.00%) SCSM
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (20.00%) SCSM
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam