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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 65 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.18% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.00% 16.67% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £388 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +33.27%
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
75 108 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.12% 7.09% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 36
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 2 December 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) SCCM
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (80.00%) Citrix
4 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (55.00%) XenApp
9 11 (55.00%) XenDesktop
9 11 (55.00%) Windows 10
10 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (45.00%) ITIL
11 9 (45.00%) Finance
11 9 (45.00%) VMware
11 9 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
12 8 (40.00%) Symantec
12 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (35.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
13 7 (35.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (35.00%) DHCP
13 7 (35.00%) SQL
13 7 (35.00%) DNS

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 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (55.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) XenApp
2 11 (55.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (90.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (35.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Symantec
4 7 (35.00%) CA
5 3 (15.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Varonis
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Lumension
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle