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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 111 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 8.57% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Median daily rate £413 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.12% -6.00%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
187 245 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.59% 8.85% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 135 128
Median daily rate £450 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £450 +80.00%
Bedfordshire +4 3 £330 +14.78% 1
Hertfordshire +3 2 £425 +13.33%
Essex -3 2 £425 - 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 24 (85.71%) SCCM
2 22 (78.57%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) NetApp
10 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) Office 365

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) VMS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.57%) MOF
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) VCP5
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MOS
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
6 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) Docker
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (85.71%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 3 (10.71%) Ansible
3 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Cobbler
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.57%) Bacula
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
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