The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 311 351 368
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 358 284 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.37% 6.25% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 189 134
Median daily rate £375 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% +23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £28.50 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £34.25 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
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
5618 4542 4000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.26% 8.79% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3749 2835 2347
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 123
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.85 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.25 £31.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 148 £399 +6.33% 17
South East -18 77 £425 +21.42% 10
West Midlands -16 35 £375 -6.25% 1
North West +1 26 £325 +7.88% 4
Yorkshire +11 22 £288 -23.84% 6
South West +6 18 £435 +24.28% 4
East of England -2 17 £440 +8.30% 2
North East -40 9 £310 +18.09% 2
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 2
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 475 (70.16%) Windows
2 423 (62.48%) Microsoft
3 411 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 370 (54.65%) SCCM
5 323 (47.71%) Windows Server
6 311 (45.94%) VMware
7 266 (39.29%) PowerShell
8 209 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 205 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 204 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 194 (28.66%) SQL
12 173 (25.55%) ITIL
13 154 (22.75%) MS Excel
14 153 (22.60%) DNS
15 149 (22.01%) Security Cleared
16 133 (19.65%) Citrix
17 123 (18.17%) SQL Server
18 120 (17.73%) Linux
19 116 (17.13%) SC Cleared
20 108 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 107 (15.81%) SharePoint
21 107 (15.81%) HP
22 103 (15.21%) MS Exchange
23 101 (14.92%) Migration
24 98 (14.48%) DHCP
25 93 (13.74%) Finance
26 92 (13.59%) Hyper-V
27 89 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 80 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
29 77 (11.37%) NetApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 107 (15.81%) SharePoint
2 103 (15.21%) MS Exchange
3 76 (11.23%) Skype for Business
4 57 (8.42%) IIS
5 37 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (2.95%) Apache
9 19 (2.81%) OpenStack
10 18 (2.66%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.33%) NServiceBus
13 8 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 154 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 74 (10.93%) MS Office
3 17 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.18%) MS Project
5 5 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.89%) assyst
4 4 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.30%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (10.34%) Office 365
3 43 (6.35%) IaaS
4 38 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (4.43%) PaaS
6 27 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.77%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 153 (22.60%) DNS
2 98 (14.48%) DHCP
3 71 (10.49%) SAN
4 66 (9.75%) Firewall
5 44 (6.50%) LAN
6 41 (6.06%) WAN
7 37 (5.47%) Skype
8 36 (5.32%) Network Security
9 34 (5.02%) iSCSI
10 27 (3.99%) VPN
11 25 (3.69%) SNMP
12 23 (3.40%) NAS
12 23 (3.40%) NetScaler
13 21 (3.10%) Internet
13 21 (3.10%) VLAN
14 18 (2.66%) TCP/IP
15 14 (2.07%) Kerberos
16 13 (1.92%) MPLS
17 12 (1.77%) VoIP
18 11 (1.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (18.17%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.02%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.87%) Azure SQL Database
4 31 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 22 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.48%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.18%) MySQL
15 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.59%) DTS
16 4 (0.59%) VLDB
17 3 (0.44%) DB2
17 3 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
18 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.66%) JIRA
4 16 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.07%) Ant
5 14 (2.07%) Hudson
5 14 (2.07%) Maven
5 14 (2.07%) Subversion
6 9 (1.33%) FxCop
6 9 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.33%) StyleCop
6 9 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.03%) NUnit
8 3 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.44%) MSI
9 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 93 (13.74%) Finance
2 30 (4.43%) Banking
3 24 (3.55%) Back Office
4 10 (1.48%) Legal
5 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.03%) Retail
6 7 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.74%) Advertising
8 5 (0.74%) Local Government
8 5 (0.74%) Marketing
9 4 (0.59%) Military
9 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.44%) French Language
10 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (12.11%) Administrator
2 73 (10.78%) Consultant
3 70 (10.34%) Architect
4 63 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 52 (7.68%) Windows Engineer
7 51 (7.53%) Analyst
8 47 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
9 43 (6.35%) Server Engineer
10 42 (6.20%) Windows Administrator
11 31 (4.58%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 30 (4.43%) Support Engineer
13 28 (4.14%) DBA
14 27 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
14 27 (3.99%) VMware Engineer
15 24 (3.55%) Active Directory Engineer
15 24 (3.55%) SQL DBA
16 23 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 23 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
16 23 (3.40%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.09%) .NET
2 23 (3.40%) HTML
3 21 (3.10%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.22%) XML
5 12 (1.77%) Web Services
6 10 (1.48%) CSS
7 9 (1.33%) jQuery
8 8 (1.18%) ELK Stack
9 7 (1.03%) ADO.NET
9 7 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.89%) Middleware
11 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.44%) AppFabric
12 3 (0.44%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.30%) Ajax
13 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (0.30%) CSS3
13 2 (0.30%) JSON
13 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.84%) Replication
5 21 (3.10%) Clustering
6 17 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.62%) PKI
10 9 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.03%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) CMDB
13 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.89%) VCE vBlock
14 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 475 (70.16%) Windows
2 323 (47.71%) Windows Server
3 209 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 204 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (17.73%) Linux
6 80 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (8.57%) Unix
8 44 (6.50%) Windows 7
9 39 (5.76%) Windows 10
10 32 (4.73%) VMS
11 26 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (3.84%) Solaris
12 22 (3.25%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.77%) AIX
14 10 (1.48%) CentOS
14 10 (1.48%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.18%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.18%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (25.55%) ITIL
2 101 (14.92%) Migration
3 67 (9.90%) Configuration Management
4 60 (8.86%) Service Management
5 57 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (8.27%) Virtual Environments
7 47 (6.94%) DevOps
7 47 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
7 47 (6.94%) Software Engineering
8 40 (5.91%) Test Automation
9 39 (5.76%) Project Management
10 38 (5.61%) ITSM
11 36 (5.32%) Software Deployment
12 30 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (4.14%) Data Migration
14 25 (3.69%) High Availability
14 25 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (3.55%) Server Virtualisation
16 23 (3.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 266 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 194 (28.66%) SQL
3 39 (5.76%) VBScript
4 29 (4.28%) T-SQL
5 21 (3.10%) C#
5 21 (3.10%) Java
6 20 (2.95%) Python
7 17 (2.51%) Perl
7 17 (2.51%) Ruby
8 16 (2.36%) PHP
9 14 (2.07%) VB
10 12 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.48%) C++
13 7 (1.03%) C
13 7 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.74%) Korn
15 4 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.44%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (22.01%) Security Cleared
2 116 (17.13%) SC Cleared
3 89 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (9.31%) MCSE
5 39 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (3.99%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (3.55%) MCP
8 18 (2.66%) Degree
8 18 (2.66%) MCITP
9 17 (2.51%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.77%) MCSA
12 11 (1.62%) CCNA
13 8 (1.18%) MCTS
13 8 (1.18%) MOS
14 6 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.74%) CCA
16 4 (0.59%) LPIC
16 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.81%) SLA
2 14 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.89%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.59%) QA
6 3 (0.44%) COBIT
6 3 (0.44%) WCAG
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 411 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 205 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 72 (10.64%) XenApp
5 57 (8.42%) vSphere
6 46 (6.79%) VMware ESX
7 43 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
8 38 (5.61%) XenDesktop
9 23 (3.40%) NFS
10 21 (3.10%) Docker
11 18 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (1.92%) VMware Server
14 12 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (1.62%) DFS Replication
15 11 (1.62%) Firmware
16 9 (1.33%) UAG
17 8 (1.18%) XenServer
18 7 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 370 (54.65%) SCCM
2 60 (8.86%) Puppet
3 45 (6.65%) SCVMM
3 45 (6.65%) WSUS
4 44 (6.50%) SCOrch
5 38 (5.61%) Nagios
6 36 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (4.87%) Tivoli
8 27 (3.99%) Backup Exec
9 24 (3.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 24 (3.55%) NetBackup
9 24 (3.55%) SCSM
10 22 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 20 (2.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 19 (2.81%) Ansible
13 16 (2.36%) SCDPM
14 13 (1.92%) HP SIM
15 12 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
15 12 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (1.62%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 423 (62.48%) Microsoft
2 311 (45.94%) VMware
3 133 (19.65%) Citrix
4 107 (15.81%) HP
5 77 (11.37%) NetApp
6 56 (8.27%) IBM
7 55 (8.12%) Cisco
8 50 (7.39%) Oracle
9 41 (6.06%) Dell
10 40 (5.91%) Symantec
11 34 (5.02%) EMC
12 32 (4.73%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.55%) CA
14 21 (3.10%) Remedy
14 21 (3.10%) Veritas
15 20 (2.95%) BMC
15 20 (2.95%) SolarWinds
16 18 (2.66%) Splunk
17 15 (2.22%) Serena
18 12 (1.77%) Veeam
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