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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 318 307 276
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing SCOM 93 99 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.16% 5.44% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.46 £17.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.97% +3.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.09 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.17% -7.37%
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
1802 1819 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 7.82% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1189 1020
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
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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 +5 29 £388 +19.23% 7
Enfield - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (79.67%) Windows
2 88 (48.35%) VMware
2 88 (48.35%) SCCM
3 87 (47.80%) Active Directory
4 85 (46.70%) PowerShell
5 76 (41.76%) Microsoft
6 66 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (29.67%) ITIL
8 47 (25.82%) Citrix
9 46 (25.27%) SQL
10 45 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (21.98%) HP
14 36 (19.78%) IIS
14 36 (19.78%) DNS
14 36 (19.78%) Finance
15 34 (18.68%) SAN
16 33 (18.13%) SQL Server
17 32 (17.58%) SharePoint
17 32 (17.58%) Hyper-V
18 31 (17.03%) XenApp
19 27 (14.84%) MS Exchange
20 26 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 25 (13.74%) DHCP
21 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (11.54%) Data Centre
23 20 (10.99%) Migration
23 20 (10.99%) Banking
24 19 (10.44%) MS Excel

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 36 (19.78%) IIS
2 32 (17.58%) SharePoint
3 27 (14.84%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.89%) Lync
5 12 (6.59%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.10%) JBoss
11 2 (1.10%) Apache
12 1 (0.55%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Office 365
2 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.78%) DNS
2 34 (18.68%) SAN
3 26 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 25 (13.74%) DHCP
5 18 (9.89%) NAS
6 15 (8.24%) NetScaler
7 13 (7.14%) FTP
8 10 (5.49%) Firewall
9 9 (4.95%) WAN
10 7 (3.85%) SMTP
11 5 (2.75%) LAN
11 5 (2.75%) SNMP
11 5 (2.75%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.20%) VPN
13 3 (1.65%) VoIP
14 1 (0.55%) Wireless
14 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.55%) Internet
14 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.75%) MySQL
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.65%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (19.78%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Advertising
5 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (12.64%) Administrator
2 23 (12.64%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (12.64%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (12.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 19 (10.44%) Analyst
4 16 (8.79%) Architect
5 14 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) Windows Administrator
6 9 (4.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.40%) Consultant
7 8 (4.40%) Wintel Support
7 8 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.40%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (3.30%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.30%) Wintel Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.75%) Wintel Administrator
10 5 (2.75%) SQL DBA
10 5 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) Middleware
2 6 (3.30%) XML
3 5 (2.75%) .NET
3 5 (2.75%) Web Services
4 4 (2.20%) LAMP
5 2 (1.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.10%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.10%) Drools
5 2 (1.10%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.10%) XSL
5 2 (1.10%) XSLT
5 2 (1.10%) OLE
5 2 (1.10%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.04%) Clustering
3 10 (5.49%) Replication
4 9 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.30%) PKI
6 4 (2.20%) CMDB
7 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.65%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.10%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.55%) BYOD
9 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 145 (79.67%) Windows
2 66 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.89%) Linux
6 11 (6.04%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.85%) UNIX
8 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.75%) Solaris
10 4 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.10%) Android
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.55%) HPUX
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
12 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.67%) ITIL
2 20 (10.99%) Migration
3 17 (9.34%) Project Management
4 16 (8.79%) ITSM
4 16 (8.79%) Incident Management
5 15 (8.24%) Change Management
6 13 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.59%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.04%) Low Latency
9 9 (4.95%) Workflow
10 8 (4.40%) Service Management
11 7 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.85%) Release Management
11 7 (3.85%) DevOps
12 6 (3.30%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.30%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.75%) Data Modelling
13 5 (2.75%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.75%) Workflow Management
13 5 (2.75%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (46.70%) PowerShell
2 46 (25.27%) SQL
3 16 (8.79%) VBScript
4 10 (5.49%) C#
5 9 (4.95%) Java
6 8 (4.40%) Perl
6 8 (4.40%) C
7 6 (3.30%) Python
8 4 (2.20%) VB
9 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.89%) MCITP
3 14 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.95%) MCSE
7 6 (3.30%) MCSA
8 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.75%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.65%) CCNA
10 2 (1.10%) Degree
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.55%) CITP
11 1 (0.55%) CCA
11 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.55%) CISSP
11 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
1 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 87 (47.80%) Active Directory
2 42 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 31 (17.03%) XenApp
5 19 (10.44%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (8.79%) vSphere
7 14 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.75%) UAG
11 5 (2.75%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.10%) Xen
12 2 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.10%) vCloud
13 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.55%) Squid
13 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (48.35%) SCCM
2 18 (9.89%) SCOrch
3 17 (9.34%) SCVMM
4 10 (5.49%) HP SIM
5 9 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.85%) EdgeSight
6 7 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.85%) MOM
7 6 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (2.75%) Nagios
8 5 (2.75%) Puppet
9 4 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (2.20%) StatsD
9 4 (2.20%) Graphite
10 3 (1.65%) SCSM
10 3 (1.65%) WSUS
10 3 (1.65%) Zenoss
10 3 (1.65%) DameWare
10 3 (1.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 88 (48.35%) VMware
2 76 (41.76%) Microsoft
3 47 (25.82%) Citrix
4 40 (21.98%) HP
5 17 (9.34%) Cisco
5 17 (9.34%) Oracle
6 15 (8.24%) Dell
6 15 (8.24%) Veritas
7 13 (7.14%) Remedy
7 13 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 12 (6.59%) IBM
9 10 (5.49%) Symantec
9 10 (5.49%) Veeam
10 9 (4.95%) EMC
10 9 (4.95%) CA
11 8 (4.40%) BMC
11 8 (4.40%) Altiris
12 7 (3.85%) Nimsoft
12 7 (3.85%) NetApp
12 7 (3.85%) McAfee
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