The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 52 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 1.52% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% 15.38% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £294 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -17.57%
SCOM
East of England

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

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.55% 9.90% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
Median daily rate £480 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £611 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -6.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) MOS
3 6 (66.67%) assyst
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Law
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) WSUS
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) VBA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MOS
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) VMware