The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 81 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.72% 8.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
SCOM
Scotland

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

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.39% 5.27% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 44
Median daily rate £425 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £257 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) SCCM
2 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) XenApp
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) Symantec
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) Blackberry
7 8 (38.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) Clustering
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) DHCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Law
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Support
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Blackberry
2 6 (28.57%) Clustering
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.76%) CMDB
5 1 (4.76%) iPad
5 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) HND
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) XenApp
3 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (23.81%) WSUS
5 4 (19.05%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
7 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) Symantec
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) AppSense
4 4 (19.05%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle