The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 35 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.25% - 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.25% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £420 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +33.27%
SCOM
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.39% 5.77% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 22
Median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £488 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool - 6 £420 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £420 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
3 7 (63.64%) Netcool
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (54.55%) CA
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) HPUX
4 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 6 (54.55%) Korn
4 6 (54.55%) Release Management
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
4 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
4 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 6 (54.55%) HPUX
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Release Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Netcool
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
2 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) CA
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Canon
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam