The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% - 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £434 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+43.46% -11.17%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.07% 10.58% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 23
Median daily rate £434 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) SCOrch
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Grid Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Grid Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOrch
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec