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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 86 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 3.23% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £329 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
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
152 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.02% 6.42% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 38
Median daily rate £450 £338 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £158 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £432 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

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
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 3 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) SCCM
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (55.56%) Citrix
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
7 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 10 (37.04%) WSUS
8 10 (37.04%) XenApp
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
9 9 (33.33%) Clustering
10 8 (29.63%) VMware ESX
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) AppSense
11 7 (25.93%) Symantec
12 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (22.22%) LDAP
12 6 (22.22%) VBScript
13 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (18.52%) Migration
13 5 (18.52%) DHCP
13 5 (18.52%) DNS
13 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification

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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LDAP
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory Support
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
2 5 (18.52%) Release Management
2 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 3 (11.11%) Line Management
4 3 (11.11%) Server Building
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) XenApp
3 8 (29.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) SCCM
2 10 (37.04%) WSUS
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 15 (55.56%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) AppSense
5 7 (25.93%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas