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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / London
Rank 304 332 311
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Contract jobs citing SCOM 93 87 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.44% 4.39% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 71
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £343 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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
2094 1983 1898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.96% 9.25% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1392 1316
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 31
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +113.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £17.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +6 16 £450 +24.13% 4
Greenwich - 3 £425 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 110 (64.33%) Windows
2 99 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 86 (50.29%) Microsoft
4 82 (47.95%) SCCM
5 77 (45.03%) SQL
6 74 (43.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 61 (35.67%) PowerShell
8 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 56 (32.75%) Windows Server
10 54 (31.58%) Office 365
11 51 (29.82%) DNS
12 42 (24.56%) DHCP
13 41 (23.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (23.98%) VMware
14 36 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (20.47%) Migration
16 34 (19.88%) Finance
16 34 (19.88%) PKI
17 33 (19.30%) Security Cleared
17 33 (19.30%) Hyper-V
18 32 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (18.71%) SC Cleared
19 29 (16.96%) VPN
20 28 (16.37%) IaaS
20 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Intune
21 27 (15.79%) Windows 10
22 26 (15.20%) Skype for Business
23 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
25 23 (13.45%) Nagios

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 26 (15.20%) Skype for Business
2 20 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.51%) IIS
8 4 (2.34%) Confluence
8 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.17%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.58%) Apache
11 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.19%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (43.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (31.58%) Office 365
3 28 (16.37%) IaaS
4 20 (11.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.85%) PaaS
6 7 (4.09%) Akamai
7 6 (3.51%) GitHub
8 3 (1.75%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.17%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.82%) DNS
2 42 (24.56%) DHCP
3 29 (16.96%) VPN
4 22 (12.87%) Firewall
5 20 (11.70%) SAN
6 11 (6.43%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.85%) Network Security
8 8 (4.68%) Skype
9 7 (4.09%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.51%) WAN
11 3 (1.75%) Internet
11 3 (1.75%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.17%) LDAP
12 2 (1.17%) SNMP
12 2 (1.17%) VoIP
13 1 (0.58%) IPsec
13 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) Power BI
3 8 (4.68%) MySQL
4 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (3.51%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.58%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.58%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.34%) JIRA
4 2 (1.17%) FxCop
4 2 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.17%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
General
1 34 (19.88%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (20.47%) Architect
2 33 (19.30%) Consultant
3 24 (14.04%) Technical Architect
4 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (9.36%) Office 365 Architect
6 15 (8.77%) Analyst
7 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 14 (8.19%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (7.60%) Azure Consultant
8 13 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Developer
9 11 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Administrator
10 9 (5.26%) DBA
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.68%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.09%) Cloud Consultant
12 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.53%) HTML
2 13 (7.60%) .NET
3 11 (6.43%) XML
4 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.34%) Middleware
6 2 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.17%) WAP
7 1 (0.58%) REST
7 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) PKI
2 19 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.94%) Replication
4 15 (8.77%) Clustering
5 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.34%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.34%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.58%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (64.33%) Windows
2 56 (32.75%) Windows Server
3 41 (23.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 18 (10.53%) Linux
7 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.34%) Unix
11 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Migration
2 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.45%) DevOps
3 23 (13.45%) ITIL
4 17 (9.94%) TOGAF
5 13 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.43%) OOD
7 10 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.26%) Change Management
8 9 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.68%) TDD
10 6 (3.51%) Coaching
10 6 (3.51%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.51%) Project Management
11 5 (2.92%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.92%) CRM
11 5 (2.92%) Performance Management
11 5 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.34%) Line Management
12 4 (2.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.03%) SQL
2 61 (35.67%) PowerShell
3 22 (12.87%) C
4 19 (11.11%) Java
5 18 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 17 (9.94%) C#
7 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.85%) Ruby
9 7 (4.09%) VBScript
10 6 (3.51%) C++
10 6 (3.51%) Perl
10 6 (3.51%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Korn
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (12.28%) MCSE
5 9 (5.26%) MCITP
6 6 (3.51%) Degree
7 5 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.75%) ISEB
10 2 (1.17%) CBAP
10 2 (1.17%) CCNA
10 2 (1.17%) IIBA
10 2 (1.17%) MCSA
10 2 (1.17%) MCSD
11 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.58%) VCP5
11 1 (0.58%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.17%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) GCP
System Software
1 99 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.30%) Hyper-V
3 32 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.70%) XenApp
5 12 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.92%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.75%) NFS
8 3 (1.75%) vSphere
9 2 (1.17%) Docker
9 2 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.17%) UAG
9 2 (1.17%) vCloud
9 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 82 (47.95%) SCCM
2 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (13.45%) Nagios
4 21 (12.28%) SCVMM
5 18 (10.53%) SCOrch
6 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (7.60%) Puppet
8 12 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (6.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (5.85%) WSUS
11 7 (4.09%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (4.09%) Kibana
11 7 (4.09%) SQL Sentry
12 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (2.92%) Ansible
13 5 (2.92%) SCSM
13 5 (2.92%) Simpana
14 4 (2.34%) NetBackup
14 4 (2.34%) vRealize
15 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.98%) VMware
3 21 (12.28%) Oracle
4 19 (11.11%) Citrix
5 16 (9.36%) HP
6 15 (8.77%) Cisco
7 14 (8.19%) Symantec
8 12 (7.02%) SolarWinds
9 11 (6.43%) EMC
10 9 (5.26%) NetApp
10 9 (5.26%) SAP
11 7 (4.09%) Sybase
12 6 (3.51%) Dell
12 6 (3.51%) Mercator
12 6 (3.51%) Nimsoft
13 5 (2.92%) CommVault
13 5 (2.92%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (2.34%) CA
14 4 (2.34%) Splunk
15 3 (1.75%) F5
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