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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.36% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.16% 21.59% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £375 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +108.03%

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
74 88 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.09% 6.31% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 25
Median daily rate £425 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 8 (61.54%) XenApp
5 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
5 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
8 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (30.77%) Symantec
9 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
9 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 4 (30.77%) DHCP
9 4 (30.77%) DNS
9 4 (30.77%) CA
9 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
9 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Application Discovery
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) CA
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Varonis
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet