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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 316 326 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -86
Contract jobs citing SCOM 98 76 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.67% 4.61% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 55 92
Average daily rate
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£388 £407 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £306 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £26.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
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
1729 1647 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.74% 7.06% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1121 991
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +14 28 £400 +16.78% 5
Enfield - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 159 (79.90%) Windows
2 104 (52.26%) SCCM
3 92 (46.23%) PowerShell
4 91 (45.73%) VMware
5 83 (41.71%) Active Directory
6 81 (40.70%) Microsoft
7 69 (34.67%) ITIL
8 64 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (31.16%) Citrix
10 52 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (24.62%) SAN
12 47 (23.62%) HP
13 45 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (21.11%) Hyper-V
15 41 (20.60%) DNS
16 40 (20.10%) SharePoint
17 39 (19.60%) XenApp
18 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
19 37 (18.59%) SQL
19 37 (18.59%) SQL Server
19 37 (18.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (16.58%) Finance
21 32 (16.08%) Project Management
21 32 (16.08%) DHCP
22 31 (15.58%) NetScaler
23 30 (15.08%) IIS
24 26 (13.07%) VBScript
24 26 (13.07%) NAS
24 26 (13.07%) SCVMM
25 25 (12.56%) VMware ESXi

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 40 (20.10%) SharePoint
2 30 (15.08%) IIS
3 23 (11.56%) MS Exchange
4 19 (9.55%) OpenStack
5 17 (8.54%) Lync
6 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.02%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.01%) Apache
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.50%) JBoss
13 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 18 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.01%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.53%) Office 365
3 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.62%) SAN
2 41 (20.60%) DNS
3 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
4 32 (16.08%) DHCP
5 31 (15.58%) NetScaler
6 26 (13.07%) NAS
7 13 (6.53%) Firewall
7 13 (6.53%) FTP
8 12 (6.03%) WAN
9 10 (5.03%) LAN
10 5 (2.51%) SMTP
11 4 (2.01%) SNMP
11 4 (2.01%) VPN
11 4 (2.01%) Internet
12 3 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.51%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.01%) NX-OS
13 2 (1.01%) HSRP
13 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.01%) MySQL
5 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.01%) Lombardi
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (16.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Retail
4 5 (2.51%) Law
5 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.51%) Publishing
6 3 (1.51%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (15.08%) Analyst
3 28 (14.07%) Administrator
4 25 (12.56%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (8.54%) Wintel Analyst
6 14 (7.04%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (5.53%) Consultant
8 10 (5.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.03%) Windows Administrator
8 10 (5.03%) Architect
9 8 (4.02%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Web Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Wintel Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.02%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.55%) Middleware
2 9 (4.52%) Web Services
3 5 (2.51%) XML
3 5 (2.51%) .NET
3 5 (2.51%) LAMP
4 3 (1.51%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.51%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.01%) REST
5 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.01%) Drools
5 2 (1.01%) XSLT
5 2 (1.01%) J2EE
5 2 (1.01%) SOAP
5 2 (1.01%) OLE
5 2 (1.01%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.50%) XSL
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.50%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.06%) Replication
2 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.52%) Clustering
3 9 (4.52%) PKI
4 5 (2.51%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.51%) iPad
5 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) BYOD
6 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.01%) User Experience
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.01%) NHS
6 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.01%) CMDB
6 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.01%) Online Games
6 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 159 (79.90%) Windows
2 64 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (18.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.05%) Linux
6 14 (7.04%) UNIX
7 11 (5.53%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.02%) Solaris
9 5 (2.51%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.01%) HPUX
11 2 (1.01%) SUSE
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.50%) VMS
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.67%) ITIL
2 32 (16.08%) Project Management
3 25 (12.56%) Incident Management
4 24 (12.06%) ITSM
5 20 (10.05%) Low Latency
6 17 (8.54%) Migration
7 14 (7.04%) Change Management
8 13 (6.53%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.03%) Capacity Management
10 10 (5.03%) Service Management
10 10 (5.03%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.52%) Workflow
11 9 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.02%) DevOps
13 7 (3.52%) Release Management
14 6 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (3.02%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (46.23%) PowerShell
2 37 (18.59%) SQL
3 26 (13.07%) VBScript
4 19 (9.55%) C#
5 8 (4.02%) Java
6 7 (3.52%) Perl
7 6 (3.02%) C
8 5 (2.51%) Python
9 3 (1.51%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) VBA
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.54%) MCITP
4 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.52%) MCSE
7 5 (2.51%) MCSA
8 4 (2.01%) CCA
8 4 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.51%) Degree
9 3 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.01%) CCEA
10 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.01%) VCP5
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CITP
11 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 83 (41.71%) Active Directory
2 52 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.11%) Hyper-V
4 39 (19.60%) XenApp
5 25 (12.56%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (12.06%) XenDesktop
7 19 (9.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (8.54%) vSphere
9 8 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.02%) VMware ESX
10 6 (3.02%) vCloud
11 5 (2.51%) XenServer
12 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.51%) UAG
14 2 (1.01%) NFS
14 2 (1.01%) Xen
15 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 104 (52.26%) SCCM
2 26 (13.07%) SCVMM
3 23 (11.56%) SCOrch
4 21 (10.55%) HP SIM
5 17 (8.54%) EdgeSight
6 11 (5.53%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.52%) Puppet
7 7 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (3.02%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.51%) MOM
10 4 (2.01%) Nagios
10 4 (2.01%) OpenView
10 4 (2.01%) Graphite
10 4 (2.01%) StatsD
11 3 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.51%) SCSM
11 3 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.51%) WSUS
12 2 (1.01%) Zenoss
12 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 91 (45.73%) VMware
2 81 (40.70%) Microsoft
3 62 (31.16%) Citrix
4 47 (23.62%) HP
5 25 (12.56%) CA
6 24 (12.06%) Dell
7 23 (11.56%) Veritas
8 22 (11.06%) ServiceNow
9 21 (10.55%) Veeam
9 21 (10.55%) Cisco
10 20 (10.05%) IBM
11 17 (8.54%) Oracle
11 17 (8.54%) Nimsoft
12 14 (7.04%) BMC
13 12 (6.03%) EMC
13 12 (6.03%) NetApp
14 11 (5.53%) Remedy
15 8 (4.02%) F5
16 7 (3.52%) AppSense
16 7 (3.52%) Altiris
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