The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 328 322 309
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing SCOM 80 96 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.22% 5.20% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 76
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.11% -1.81%
SCOM
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1897 1845 1602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.96% 8.69% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1273 1038
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.23 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in London

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in London

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in London

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in London

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 14 £363 -13.38% 9
Westminster -3 1 £450 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 145 (81.46%) Windows
2 108 (60.67%) Active Directory
3 103 (57.87%) Microsoft
4 90 (50.56%) Windows Server
5 88 (49.44%) SCCM
5 88 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (48.31%) VMware
7 81 (45.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (35.39%) SQL
9 61 (34.27%) Finance
10 60 (33.71%) PowerShell
11 54 (30.34%) ITIL
12 52 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (28.09%) Citrix
14 49 (27.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (27.53%) SQL Server
14 49 (27.53%) DNS
15 37 (20.79%) MS Exchange
16 36 (20.22%) HP
17 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
18 33 (18.54%) Oracle
19 30 (16.85%) XenApp
19 30 (16.85%) XenDesktop
20 29 (16.29%) Cisco
20 29 (16.29%) Replication
21 27 (15.17%) Veritas
21 27 (15.17%) Solaris
21 27 (15.17%) Hyper-V
22 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
22 26 (14.61%) Performance Monitoring

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 37 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.67%) IIS
4 16 (8.99%) Skype for Business
5 13 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.69%) Apache
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.12%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.37%) Office 365
3 5 (2.81%) IaaS
4 4 (2.25%) PaaS
5 3 (1.69%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.53%) DNS
2 25 (14.04%) DHCP
3 22 (12.36%) NetScaler
4 14 (7.87%) SAN
5 13 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (5.06%) Firewall
6 9 (5.06%) NAS
7 6 (3.37%) FTP
7 6 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.37%) WAN
8 5 (2.81%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.25%) LAN
9 4 (2.25%) VPN
10 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.69%) LDAP
10 3 (1.69%) Network Security
10 3 (1.69%) SNMP
10 3 (1.69%) VLAN
10 3 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) MySQL
9 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) DTS
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (34.27%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Financial Institution
3 18 (10.11%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Law
5 6 (3.37%) Legal
6 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.25%) Games
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (10.67%) Analyst
2 18 (10.11%) DBA
2 18 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (7.30%) SQL DBA
4 12 (6.74%) Architect
4 12 (6.74%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (6.18%) Administrator
5 11 (6.18%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Consultant
8 8 (4.49%) Server Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.93%) Sybase DBA
9 7 (3.93%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.37%) VMware Specialist
10 6 (3.37%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) .NET
2 6 (3.37%) Middleware
3 3 (1.69%) ADO.NET
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (1.69%) jQuery
3 3 (1.69%) XML
4 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.12%) Ajax
4 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.12%) CSS
4 2 (1.12%) CSS3
4 2 (1.12%) JSON
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
4 2 (1.12%) XSLT
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.56%) OLE
5 1 (0.56%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.29%) Replication
2 18 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.55%) Hedge funds
3 17 (9.55%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.74%) Clustering
5 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.06%) EMC VNX
7 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.37%) PKI
9 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 145 (81.46%) Windows
2 90 (50.56%) Windows Server
3 88 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (45.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (27.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (15.17%) Solaris
7 18 (10.11%) Linux
8 16 (8.99%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.30%) Unix
10 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.69%) Android
11 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.12%) VMS
12 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.56%) CatOS
13 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.34%) ITIL
2 26 (14.61%) Performance Monitoring
2 26 (14.61%) Project Management
3 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.48%) Service Delivery
4 23 (12.92%) Migration
5 21 (11.80%) ITSM
5 21 (11.80%) Performance Management
6 18 (10.11%) Service Management
7 14 (7.87%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.18%) PRINCE
10 10 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.06%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.06%) Patch Management
11 9 (5.06%) Time Management
12 8 (4.49%) High Availability
13 7 (3.93%) Coaching
13 7 (3.93%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.39%) SQL
2 60 (33.71%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.49%) VBScript
4 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.25%) C#
5 4 (2.25%) Python
5 4 (2.25%) VB
6 3 (1.69%) C++
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.12%) Java
7 2 (1.12%) Perl
7 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Lisp
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.36%) MCSE
4 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.18%) CCNA
7 10 (5.62%) MCITP
7 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.06%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (5.06%) Degree
9 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.69%) MCP
10 3 (1.69%) MCSA
11 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.12%) RHCE
11 2 (1.12%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.56%) CCEE
12 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) HL7
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 52 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (16.85%) XenApp
3 30 (16.85%) XenDesktop
4 27 (15.17%) Hyper-V
5 21 (11.80%) vSphere
6 14 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.25%) vCloud
9 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.69%) XenServer
11 2 (1.12%) Docker
11 2 (1.12%) Firmware
12 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.56%) NFS
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 88 (49.44%) SCCM
2 15 (8.43%) NetBackup
3 12 (6.74%) SCOrch
4 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (5.06%) SCSM
6 8 (4.49%) Puppet
7 7 (3.93%) Nagios
8 6 (3.37%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.81%) Netcool
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (2.81%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.81%) WSUS
9 5 (2.81%) XenMobile
10 4 (2.25%) Ansible
10 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.25%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.69%) MOM
11 3 (1.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 103 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 86 (48.31%) VMware
3 50 (28.09%) Citrix
4 36 (20.22%) HP
5 33 (18.54%) Oracle
6 29 (16.29%) Cisco
7 27 (15.17%) Veritas
8 22 (12.36%) NetApp
8 22 (12.36%) SolarWinds
9 16 (8.99%) Sybase
10 13 (7.30%) AppSense
11 12 (6.74%) EMC
12 10 (5.62%) CommVault
13 9 (5.06%) BMC
14 8 (4.49%) Symantec
15 7 (3.93%) Dell
16 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
17 4 (2.25%) Red Gate
17 4 (2.25%) Remedy
17 4 (2.25%) Siebel
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