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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 115 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 18 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.90% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.86% 7.40% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
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
229 365 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.02% 12.21% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 229 137
Median daily rate £425 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 22
Median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +177.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £46.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Essex +7 8 £438 +6.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Bedfordshire +9 4 £360 +25.21%
Hertfordshire +2 2 £425 +6.25% 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) SCCM
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) MS Office
7 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (25.00%) MOS
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (21.43%) assyst
9 6 (21.43%) XenApp
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
11 4 (14.29%) Office 365
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 3 (10.71%) Adobe
12 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003

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
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) 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%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) VMS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.71%) DevOps
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MOS
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) VCP5
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.57%) Docker
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (71.43%) 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%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Bacula
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Adobe
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard