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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 305 344 323
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing SCOM 137 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.68% 4.72% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 56 63
Median daily rate £400 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +48.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
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
2413 1887 1888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.22% 8.05% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1279 1233
Median daily rate £500 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £14.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

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 1 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 1 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 +34 30 £375 - 3
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Ilford - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 180 (78.95%) Windows
2 145 (63.60%) Active Directory
3 125 (54.82%) VMware
4 122 (53.51%) Microsoft
5 120 (52.63%) Windows Server
6 108 (47.37%) SCCM
7 100 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (41.23%) PowerShell
9 82 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 71 (31.14%) DNS
12 68 (29.82%) Citrix
13 63 (27.63%) ITIL
14 57 (25.00%) Finance
15 50 (21.93%) SQL
16 49 (21.49%) NetApp
17 47 (20.61%) XenApp
18 45 (19.74%) HP
19 44 (19.30%) Linux
20 43 (18.86%) MS Excel
20 43 (18.86%) Migration
21 42 (18.42%) MS Exchange
22 41 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 40 (17.54%) DHCP
24 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
25 37 (16.23%) MCSE
26 33 (14.47%) XenDesktop
27 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
28 31 (13.60%) Unix
28 31 (13.60%) 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 42 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 24 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.65%) IIS
5 21 (9.21%) Skype for Business
6 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.26%) Apache
7 12 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 10 (4.39%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.88%) JBoss
14 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (18.86%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.72%) MS Office
3 10 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.75%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.09%) Office 365
3 16 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.51%) IaaS
4 8 (3.51%) PaaS
5 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (31.14%) DNS
2 40 (17.54%) DHCP
3 31 (13.60%) SAN
4 29 (12.72%) Firewall
5 21 (9.21%) NetScaler
6 18 (7.89%) NAS
7 16 (7.02%) Network Security
8 15 (6.58%) LAN
8 15 (6.58%) WAN
9 10 (4.39%) VLAN
9 10 (4.39%) VPN
10 9 (3.95%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.95%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.51%) Extranet
11 8 (3.51%) WLAN
12 7 (3.07%) Internet
12 7 (3.07%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.63%) SNMP
14 4 (1.75%) SSL
14 4 (1.75%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.14%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.63%) MySQL
8 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.75%) VLDB
11 3 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.88%) DB2
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.51%) JIRA
2 7 (3.07%) Ant
2 7 (3.07%) Hudson
2 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.07%) Maven
2 7 (3.07%) Subversion
3 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) FxCop
5 1 (0.44%) MSI
5 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.44%) StyleCop
General
1 57 (25.00%) Finance
2 22 (9.65%) Banking
3 15 (6.58%) Back Office
4 8 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.07%) Legal
6 5 (2.19%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.86%) Administrator
2 31 (13.60%) Windows Engineer
3 30 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.40%) Systems Engineer
6 25 (10.96%) Windows Administrator
7 19 (8.33%) Analyst
8 18 (7.89%) Architect
8 18 (7.89%) Server Engineer
8 18 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.46%) Active Directory Engineer
10 15 (6.58%) Consultant
10 15 (6.58%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 14 (6.14%) Citrix Engineer
12 13 (5.70%) VMware Specialist
13 12 (5.26%) DBA
13 12 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
14 10 (4.39%) Azure DevOps
14 10 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
15 9 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) .NET
2 13 (5.70%) HTML
3 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.32%) CSS
4 3 (1.32%) jQuery
5 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.88%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.88%) Ajax
5 2 (0.88%) AppFabric
5 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.88%) CSS3
5 2 (0.88%) JSON
5 2 (0.88%) Middleware
5 2 (0.88%) SOAP
5 2 (0.88%) Web Services
5 2 (0.88%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) XSLT
6 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.44%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.26%) Replication
4 10 (4.39%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.63%) Clustering
6 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.75%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.32%) CMDB
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) PKI
8 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.88%) FMCG
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 2 (0.88%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 180 (78.95%) Windows
2 120 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 100 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (19.30%) Linux
6 31 (13.60%) Unix
7 28 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (10.09%) Windows 7
9 14 (6.14%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.82%) VMS
11 9 (3.95%) Solaris
12 8 (3.51%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.51%) Windows Phone
13 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.63%) AIX
14 6 (2.63%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.75%) Android
15 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.63%) ITIL
2 43 (18.86%) Migration
3 27 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (9.21%) ITSM
4 21 (9.21%) Project Management
5 20 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 19 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (8.33%) Software Deployment
7 18 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
8 16 (7.02%) Service Management
9 15 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.14%) DevOps
10 14 (6.14%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (5.70%) Asset Management
11 13 (5.70%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.26%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.23%) PowerShell
2 50 (21.93%) SQL
3 19 (8.33%) VBScript
4 14 (6.14%) Java
5 12 (5.26%) C#
6 10 (4.39%) C++
6 10 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.51%) Python
7 8 (3.51%) Ruby
8 6 (2.63%) PHP
8 6 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.63%) VB
9 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.19%) Perl
9 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.32%) C
11 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (16.23%) MCSE
3 26 (11.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.70%) MCITP
7 9 (3.95%) MCSA
8 6 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.75%) CCNA
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.75%) Degree
10 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.88%) CCA
11 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.88%) MCDST
11 2 (0.88%) MCP
11 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 145 (63.60%) Active Directory
2 82 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (20.61%) XenApp
4 33 (14.47%) XenDesktop
5 29 (12.72%) Hyper-V
6 26 (11.40%) VMware ESX
7 19 (8.33%) vSphere
8 16 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.95%) Docker
10 8 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (3.51%) UAG
10 8 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (3.07%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.63%) VMware Server
13 5 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (2.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.75%) Xen
14 4 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (47.37%) SCCM
2 23 (10.09%) Nagios
3 20 (8.77%) Puppet
4 17 (7.46%) SCOrch
4 17 (7.46%) SCVMM
5 16 (7.02%) Backup Exec
6 14 (6.14%) WSUS
7 13 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.82%) HP SIM
8 11 (4.82%) IBM BigFix
9 10 (4.39%) Ansible
9 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (2.19%) Control-M
13 5 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 125 (54.82%) VMware
2 122 (53.51%) Microsoft
3 68 (29.82%) Citrix
4 49 (21.49%) NetApp
5 45 (19.74%) HP
6 27 (11.84%) Dell
7 25 (10.96%) Symantec
8 20 (8.77%) Oracle
9 19 (8.33%) IBM
10 13 (5.70%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.26%) Veritas
12 11 (4.82%) Cisco
13 10 (4.39%) BMC
13 10 (4.39%) Remedy
13 10 (4.39%) Splunk
14 9 (3.95%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.07%) EMC
15 7 (3.07%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.63%) AppSense
16 6 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
London
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Rate: £440 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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