The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 329 325 227
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -98
Contract jobs citing SCOM 274 244 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.51% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.06% 6.64% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 128 174
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £21.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +6.42%
SCOM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3881 3672 3069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.89% 7.65% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2452 2172 1770
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 140 168
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in England

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 98 £361 -5.24% 18
South East +9 89 £344 -1.71% 21
South West +27 23 £375 -18.91% 21
East of England +13 21 £250 -37.50% 5
North West -30 13 £375 +47.05% 10
West Midlands -22 11 £400 +37.45% 5
Yorkshire -16 9 £366 +12.69% 5
East Midlands -10 7 £450 +89.47%
Midlands +1 2 £238 -
North East -11 1 £263 - 1
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SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 381 (69.15%) Windows
2 279 (50.64%) Microsoft
3 272 (49.36%) SCCM
4 243 (44.10%) Active Directory
5 205 (37.21%) VMware
6 183 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 163 (29.58%) PowerShell
8 143 (25.95%) ITIL
9 128 (23.23%) DNS
10 126 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 116 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 113 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 112 (20.33%) SQL
14 104 (18.87%) Hyper-V
15 103 (18.69%) Citrix
16 101 (18.33%) DHCP
17 97 (17.60%) SQL Server
18 90 (16.33%) SharePoint
19 89 (16.15%) HP
19 89 (16.15%) SAN
20 85 (15.43%) Security Cleared
21 79 (14.34%) MS Exchange
22 78 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
23 76 (13.79%) IIS
24 70 (12.70%) SCOrch
25 59 (10.71%) Clustering
26 57 (10.34%) TCP/IP
27 56 (10.16%) SC Cleared
28 54 (9.80%) Lync
29 53 (9.62%) SCSM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 90 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 79 (14.34%) MS Exchange
3 76 (13.79%) IIS
4 54 (9.80%) Lync
5 39 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (3.09%) OpenStack
8 16 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.73%) JBoss
15 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.63%) Office 365
4 4 (0.73%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (23.23%) DNS
2 101 (18.33%) DHCP
3 89 (16.15%) SAN
4 57 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.99%) Firewall
6 29 (5.26%) WAN
6 29 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 27 (4.90%) NAS
8 21 (3.81%) LAN
9 18 (3.27%) FTP
10 14 (2.54%) VPN
11 12 (2.18%) VoIP
12 9 (1.63%) Internet
13 8 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (1.45%) SNMP
13 8 (1.45%) Network Security
14 7 (1.27%) SMTP
14 7 (1.27%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.09%) FCoE
16 5 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.00%) MySQL
6 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.36%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.54%) JIRA
4 3 (0.54%) WiX
4 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.36%) Ant
5 2 (0.36%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.18%) MSI
6 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (8.17%) Finance
2 17 (3.09%) Banking
3 16 (2.90%) Retail
4 10 (1.81%) Legal
5 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.91%) Law
7 4 (0.73%) Advertising
8 3 (0.54%) Automotive
8 3 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (14.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (10.16%) Consultant
3 55 (9.98%) Administrator
4 50 (9.07%) Analyst
5 48 (8.71%) Support Engineer
6 47 (8.53%) Systems Administrator
7 42 (7.62%) Architect
8 38 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 35 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (5.81%) Wintel Engineer
11 23 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (3.63%) Server Engineer
13 16 (2.90%) Wintel Analyst
13 16 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (2.90%) Web Engineer
14 14 (2.54%) Windows Administrator
14 14 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (2.36%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.36%) SCCM Specialist
16 12 (2.18%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.63%) Middleware
2 18 (3.27%) .NET
3 17 (3.09%) Web Services
4 13 (2.36%) XML
5 7 (1.27%) SAP PI
6 6 (1.09%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.73%) LAMP
8 3 (0.54%) WCF
8 3 (0.54%) LINQ
8 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.54%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.36%) REST
9 2 (0.36%) OLE
9 2 (0.36%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.36%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.36%) XSLT
9 2 (0.36%) J2EE
9 2 (0.36%) HTML
9 2 (0.36%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.71%) Clustering
2 36 (6.53%) PKI
3 28 (5.08%) Replication
4 22 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.27%) Open Source
8 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.91%) CMDB
10 5 (0.91%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.54%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.54%) User Experience
13 2 (0.36%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 381 (69.15%) Windows
2 183 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (9.07%) Linux
6 31 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.08%) UNIX
8 26 (4.72%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.00%) HPUX
10 10 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.81%) Solaris
11 9 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (1.63%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.91%) Android
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.73%) CentOS
15 3 (0.54%) AIX
16 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (25.95%) ITIL
2 45 (8.17%) Incident Management
3 35 (6.35%) Project Management
4 32 (5.81%) Migration
5 30 (5.44%) Change Management
6 27 (4.90%) ITSM
7 25 (4.54%) Configuration Management
7 25 (4.54%) Capacity Management
8 24 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (4.36%) Service Delivery
8 24 (4.36%) Service Management
9 23 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 22 (3.99%) Load Balancing
11 20 (3.63%) DevOps
12 19 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (3.09%) Low Latency
14 16 (2.90%) Workflow
15 15 (2.72%) Problem Management
15 15 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 112 (20.33%) SQL
3 44 (7.99%) VBScript
4 18 (3.27%) C#
5 15 (2.72%) Java
6 10 (1.81%) VB
7 9 (1.63%) Perl
7 9 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.09%) Python
8 6 (1.09%) C
9 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (15.43%) Security Cleared
2 78 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (10.16%) SC Cleared
4 53 (9.62%) MCSE
5 34 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 33 (5.99%) MCITP
7 23 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.27%) Degree
9 16 (2.90%) MCP
10 14 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.54%) MCSA
11 10 (1.81%) CCNA
12 9 (1.63%) MCTS
13 8 (1.45%) CCA
13 8 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.73%) HND
14 4 (0.73%) VCP4
15 3 (0.54%) CCSA
16 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) COBIT
2 2 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 243 (44.10%) Active Directory
2 116 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.53%) XenApp
5 43 (7.80%) vSphere
6 25 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (3.81%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.63%) VMware ESX
9 19 (3.45%) UAG
9 19 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (2.72%) ISA Server
12 11 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (1.63%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.45%) vCloud
15 6 (1.09%) XenServer
16 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.91%) iptables
17 4 (0.73%) Docker
18 3 (0.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 272 (49.36%) SCCM
2 70 (12.70%) SCOrch
3 53 (9.62%) SCSM
4 42 (7.62%) SCVMM
5 20 (3.63%) MOM
6 19 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (3.27%) WSUS
8 15 (2.72%) HP SIM
9 13 (2.36%) Netcool
9 13 (2.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 13 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.36%) EdgeSight
10 12 (2.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 12 (2.18%) Tivoli
11 11 (2.00%) WMI
11 11 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (2.00%) SCDPM
12 10 (1.81%) Puppet
12 10 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 279 (50.64%) Microsoft
2 205 (37.21%) VMware
3 103 (18.69%) Citrix
4 89 (16.15%) HP
5 48 (8.71%) Cisco
6 40 (7.26%) IBM
7 37 (6.72%) Oracle
8 33 (5.99%) Remedy
9 32 (5.81%) Dell
10 31 (5.63%) NetApp
11 27 (4.90%) Symantec
12 23 (4.17%) Veritas
12 23 (4.17%) CA
12 23 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 22 (3.99%) Veeam
13 22 (3.99%) ServiceNow
14 21 (3.81%) EMC
15 15 (2.72%) BMC
16 13 (2.36%) Sophos
16 13 (2.36%) Nimsoft
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