The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.78% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.48% 9.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £178 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
SCOM
Scotland

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

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
67 71 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.11% 7.88% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 25
Average daily rate £350 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £110 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (16.67%) Korn
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat