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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / England
Rank 404 383 348
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Contract jobs citing SCOM 174 214 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.18% 5.08% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 123 174
Median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.65 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +104.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.37 £23.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.02 £126.50 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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
4166 4210 4194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 8.94% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2689 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 153
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +26 94 £450 +12.50% 19
South East -6 27 £413 +21.77% 1
North West +25 19 £350 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire +19 9 £300 -20.00% 4
East of England -13 9 £300 -7.69% 4
West Midlands -11 8 £350 -14.63% 5
East Midlands +1 5 £288 +4.54% 4
South West -3 1 £275 -38.88% 3
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 238 (64.67%) Windows
2 198 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 190 (51.63%) Active Directory
4 166 (45.11%) SCCM
5 132 (35.87%) SQL
6 131 (35.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 128 (34.78%) Windows Server
8 118 (32.07%) PowerShell
9 106 (28.80%) VMware
10 94 (25.54%) DNS
10 94 (25.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 93 (25.27%) SQL Server
12 92 (25.00%) Office 365
13 80 (21.74%) DHCP
14 79 (21.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 76 (20.65%) Hyper-V
16 75 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (19.29%) ITIL
18 67 (18.21%) Security Cleared
19 63 (17.12%) Linux
19 63 (17.12%) Migration
20 58 (15.76%) Skype for Business
21 54 (14.67%) SC Cleared
22 48 (13.04%) PKI
23 47 (12.77%) Finance
24 44 (11.96%) MS Exchange
25 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
26 41 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 41 (11.14%) Firewall
26 41 (11.14%) IaaS

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 58 (15.76%) Skype for Business
2 44 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 26 (7.07%) IIS
5 25 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.09%) Confluence
9 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.54%) Apache
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.54%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.79%) MS Office
3 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 131 (35.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (25.00%) Office 365
3 41 (11.14%) IaaS
4 31 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (7.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (4.62%) PaaS
7 9 (2.45%) OneDrive
8 7 (1.90%) Akamai
8 7 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.63%) GitHub
9 6 (1.63%) Yammer
10 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (25.54%) DNS
2 80 (21.74%) DHCP
3 41 (11.14%) Firewall
4 33 (8.97%) SAN
4 33 (8.97%) VPN
5 31 (8.42%) Skype
6 17 (4.62%) Kerberos
6 17 (4.62%) WAN
7 15 (4.08%) Network Security
8 14 (3.80%) iSCSI
9 12 (3.26%) LDAP
9 12 (3.26%) Unified Communications
10 11 (2.99%) VoIP
11 9 (2.45%) LAN
12 8 (2.17%) PBX
13 7 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (1.63%) SNMP
14 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.63%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 15 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.99%) Power BI
3 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.17%) MySQL
6 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (1.63%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.63%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.63%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.36%) JIRA
5 3 (0.82%) Introscope
5 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) FxCop
6 2 (0.54%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.27%) Hudson
7 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) MSI
7 1 (0.27%) NUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 47 (12.77%) Finance
2 13 (3.53%) Banking
3 7 (1.90%) Back Office
4 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (15.76%) Consultant
2 44 (11.96%) Architect
3 28 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (7.07%) Analyst
5 25 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
6 24 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 21 (5.71%) DBA
8 18 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (4.89%) Office 365 Architect
9 17 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (4.62%) Azure Consultant
10 15 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (3.80%) Developer
11 14 (3.80%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 14 (3.80%) SQL DBA
11 14 (3.80%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.80%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.53%) Administrator
13 12 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.16%) HTML
2 17 (4.62%) .NET
2 17 (4.62%) Web Services
3 13 (3.53%) XML
4 10 (2.72%) Middleware
5 8 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.63%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.54%) WAP
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.27%) jQuery
9 1 (0.27%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.27%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.27%) REST
9 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.04%) PKI
2 30 (8.15%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.98%) Replication
5 21 (5.71%) Clustering
6 8 (2.17%) BYOD
6 8 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.36%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Licensing
9 4 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (0.82%) e-Health
10 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 238 (64.67%) Windows
2 128 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 94 (25.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (21.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (17.12%) Linux
6 39 (10.60%) Windows 10
7 34 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (5.98%) Windows 7
10 19 (5.16%) Unix
11 18 (4.89%) Solaris
12 16 (4.35%) AIX
13 13 (3.53%) HPUX
14 7 (1.90%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.63%) Android
15 6 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.09%) CentOS
16 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.29%) ITIL
2 63 (17.12%) Migration
3 36 (9.78%) DevOps
4 33 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 17 (4.62%) TOGAF
8 16 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (4.08%) Capacity Management
9 15 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.80%) Patch Management
11 12 (3.26%) Change Management
11 12 (3.26%) Performance Management
11 12 (3.26%) Service Management
12 11 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (2.99%) OOD
12 11 (2.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (35.87%) SQL
2 118 (32.07%) PowerShell
3 34 (9.24%) Java
4 28 (7.61%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.79%) C
6 21 (5.71%) Perl
7 19 (5.16%) C#
8 18 (4.89%) VBScript
9 13 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.53%) Ruby
10 12 (3.26%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.45%) Python
12 7 (1.90%) Korn
12 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.90%) VB
13 6 (1.63%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.63%) C++
14 2 (0.54%) VB6
15 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (18.21%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 41 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (8.97%) MCSE
5 17 (4.62%) DV Cleared
6 15 (4.08%) MCITP
7 11 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.90%) Degree
10 5 (1.36%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.36%) CCNA
11 4 (1.09%) MCSA
12 3 (0.82%) ISEB
12 3 (0.82%) MCP
13 2 (0.54%) CBAP
13 2 (0.54%) IIBA
13 2 (0.54%) MCSD
14 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 190 (51.63%) Active Directory
2 76 (20.65%) Hyper-V
3 75 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (8.70%) XenApp
5 21 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (5.71%) vSphere
6 13 (3.53%) Docker
6 13 (3.53%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.90%) vCloud
12 4 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.09%) NFS
13 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 166 (45.11%) SCCM
2 34 (9.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (8.70%) Nagios
3 32 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 30 (8.15%) Puppet
5 26 (7.07%) SCOrch
6 24 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (6.25%) WSUS
8 19 (5.16%) Microsoft Clustering
9 16 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (3.80%) Netcool
10 14 (3.80%) Tivoli
11 13 (3.53%) NetBackup
12 11 (2.99%) SCSM
12 11 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (2.72%) vRealize
14 8 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
14 8 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (1.90%) IBM BigFix
15 7 (1.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 198 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 106 (28.80%) VMware
3 36 (9.78%) Citrix
4 35 (9.51%) Oracle
5 33 (8.97%) HP
6 26 (7.07%) Cisco
7 24 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 23 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 21 (5.71%) CA
9 21 (5.71%) Dell
9 21 (5.71%) NetApp
10 19 (5.16%) Symantec
11 18 (4.89%) EMC
12 17 (4.62%) IBM
13 13 (3.53%) Veeam
14 11 (2.99%) Splunk
15 10 (2.72%) SAP
16 9 (2.45%) Nimsoft
16 9 (2.45%) ServiceNow
17 7 (1.90%) Sybase
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