The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 290 349 312
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -37
Contract jobs citing SCOM 145 84 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.83% 4.30% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 57 71
Median daily rate £400 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
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
2487 1953 1927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.22% 8.28% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1326 1236
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London +52 35 £375 - 4
Westminster - 2 £450 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 192 (76.49%) Windows
2 159 (63.35%) Active Directory
3 139 (55.38%) Microsoft
4 135 (53.78%) VMware
5 129 (51.39%) Windows Server
6 118 (47.01%) SCCM
7 110 (43.82%) PowerShell
8 105 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (35.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 75 (29.88%) DNS
12 71 (28.29%) ITIL
13 69 (27.49%) Citrix
14 62 (24.70%) Finance
15 55 (21.91%) MS Excel
16 52 (20.72%) Linux
17 49 (19.52%) SQL
18 47 (18.73%) NetApp
18 47 (18.73%) Migration
19 46 (18.33%) XenApp
20 44 (17.53%) HP
21 43 (17.13%) MS Exchange
22 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
22 41 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 40 (15.94%) DHCP
24 39 (15.54%) Firewall
25 36 (14.34%) MCSE
26 33 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
27 32 (12.75%) Nagios
28 31 (12.35%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 43 (17.13%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.95%) IIS
3 29 (11.55%) SharePoint
4 24 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (9.56%) Skype for Business
5 18 (7.17%) Apache
5 18 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (7.17%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.59%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 55 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.95%) MS Office
3 11 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.59%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.80%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.80%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.36%) Office 365
3 17 (6.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.98%) IaaS
4 10 (3.98%) PaaS
5 7 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (29.88%) DNS
2 40 (15.94%) DHCP
3 39 (15.54%) Firewall
4 31 (12.35%) SAN
5 19 (7.57%) NetScaler
6 18 (7.17%) Network Security
7 16 (6.37%) NAS
8 15 (5.98%) LAN
8 15 (5.98%) WAN
9 10 (3.98%) Internet
9 10 (3.98%) iSCSI
9 10 (3.98%) VLAN
9 10 (3.98%) VPN
9 10 (3.98%) X.509
10 9 (3.59%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.19%) Extranet
11 8 (3.19%) WLAN
12 7 (2.79%) SNMP
12 7 (2.79%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.39%) MySQL
8 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.59%) VLDB
10 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (3.59%) JIRA
2 8 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.79%) Ant
3 7 (2.79%) Hudson
3 7 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.79%) Maven
3 7 (2.79%) Subversion
4 6 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) FxCop
6 1 (0.40%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.40%) StyleCop
General
1 62 (24.70%) Finance
2 23 (9.16%) Banking
3 20 (7.97%) Back Office
4 7 (2.79%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.79%) Legal
5 5 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (22.71%) Administrator
2 41 (16.33%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (12.35%) Windows Administrator
3 31 (12.35%) Windows Engineer
4 30 (11.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.96%) Systems Engineer
6 24 (9.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 20 (7.97%) Analyst
7 20 (7.97%) Server Engineer
8 19 (7.57%) Architect
8 19 (7.57%) Consultant
9 18 (7.17%) Active Directory Engineer
10 15 (5.98%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Citrix Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) VMware Specialist
12 11 (4.38%) DBA
12 11 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
12 11 (4.38%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.77%) .NET
2 13 (5.18%) HTML
3 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.20%) CSS
4 3 (1.20%) jQuery
5 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.80%) Ajax
5 2 (0.80%) AppFabric
5 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.80%) CSS3
5 2 (0.80%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.80%) JSON
5 2 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.80%) SOAP
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.80%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) XSLT
6 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.18%) Replication
3 8 (3.19%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.79%) Clustering
5 5 (1.99%) PKI
6 4 (1.59%) CMDB
6 4 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.80%) FMCG
8 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.80%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 192 (76.49%) Windows
2 129 (51.39%) Windows Server
3 105 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (20.72%) Linux
6 31 (12.35%) Unix
7 28 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.16%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.58%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.98%) VMS
12 8 (3.19%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.19%) Solaris
12 8 (3.19%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.79%) Windows 10
14 6 (2.39%) AIX
15 4 (1.59%) Android
15 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.29%) ITIL
2 47 (18.73%) Migration
3 29 (11.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (11.16%) Configuration Management
5 25 (9.96%) ITSM
5 25 (9.96%) Virtual Environments
6 23 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (8.37%) Project Management
8 20 (7.97%) Service Management
9 19 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (7.17%) Software Deployment
11 17 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (6.37%) Asset Management
13 15 (5.98%) ITIL V3
13 15 (5.98%) PRINCE2
13 15 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (5.58%) Server Virtualisation
15 13 (5.18%) DevOps
16 12 (4.78%) Problem Management
17 10 (3.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (43.82%) PowerShell
2 49 (19.52%) SQL
3 19 (7.57%) VBScript
4 14 (5.58%) Java
5 12 (4.78%) C#
5 12 (4.78%) PHP
6 11 (4.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.98%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.98%) C++
7 10 (3.98%) Perl
8 9 (3.59%) Python
9 7 (2.79%) Ruby
10 6 (2.39%) VB
11 5 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.59%) C
12 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.34%) MCSE
3 29 (11.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (9.56%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.57%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.18%) MCITP
7 9 (3.59%) CCNA
7 9 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.19%) MCP
8 8 (3.19%) MCSA
9 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.59%) Degree
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.80%) CCA
12 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.80%) MCDST
12 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) WCAG
3 2 (0.80%) COBIT
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (63.35%) Active Directory
2 89 (35.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (18.33%) XenApp
4 31 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.35%) XenDesktop
5 25 (9.96%) VMware ESX
6 24 (9.56%) vSphere
7 16 (6.37%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.59%) UAG
9 8 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (3.19%) Docker
9 8 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.79%) DFS Replication
11 6 (2.39%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.59%) vCloud
13 4 (1.59%) Xen
14 3 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 118 (47.01%) SCCM
2 32 (12.75%) Nagios
3 28 (11.16%) Puppet
4 19 (7.57%) WSUS
5 17 (6.77%) SCOrch
5 17 (6.77%) SCVMM
6 16 (6.37%) Backup Exec
7 13 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.38%) HP SIM
8 11 (4.38%) IBM BigFix
9 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (3.59%) Ansible
11 8 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 7 (2.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (2.39%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (2.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (1.99%) Control-M
14 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (1.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 139 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 135 (53.78%) VMware
3 69 (27.49%) Citrix
4 47 (18.73%) NetApp
5 44 (17.53%) HP
6 27 (10.76%) Dell
7 26 (10.36%) Symantec
8 20 (7.97%) IBM
9 19 (7.57%) Cisco
9 19 (7.57%) Oracle
10 15 (5.98%) Remedy
11 14 (5.58%) Red Hat
12 13 (5.18%) SolarWinds
13 12 (4.78%) BMC
14 11 (4.38%) Veritas
15 9 (3.59%) Splunk
16 7 (2.79%) EMC
16 7 (2.79%) ServiceNow
17 6 (2.39%) AppSense
17 6 (2.39%) Dell Compellent
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