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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 53 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.35% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 2.78% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £265 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
37 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.07% 12.59% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 29
Median daily rate £445 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £34.62 £39.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.12 £11.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.92 £39.90 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MOS
2 2 (66.67%) assyst
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware