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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 317 323 342
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Contract jobs citing SCOM 118 101 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.06% 5.63% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 70 57
Median daily rate £423 £381 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £356 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.17% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
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
2331 1794 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.23% 8.01% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1667 1248 1170
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.65 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £36.75 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -16.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +45 31 £415 +3.75% 7
Chessington - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 161 (78.92%) Windows
2 123 (60.29%) Active Directory
3 115 (56.37%) Microsoft
4 111 (54.41%) Windows Server
5 97 (47.55%) VMware
6 90 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (43.14%) SCCM
8 78 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (37.75%) PowerShell
10 72 (35.29%) DNS
11 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (32.35%) ITIL
13 57 (27.94%) Finance
14 55 (26.96%) Citrix
15 53 (25.98%) SQL
16 42 (20.59%) XenApp
17 41 (20.10%) HP
18 40 (19.61%) MS Excel
19 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
20 37 (18.14%) MS Exchange
20 37 (18.14%) NetApp
21 36 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (17.16%) MCSE
22 35 (17.16%) XenDesktop
23 34 (16.67%) Linux
23 34 (16.67%) Migration
24 31 (15.20%) Unix
25 30 (14.71%) Oracle
25 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
25 30 (14.71%) Security Cleared

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 37 (18.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 20 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.84%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.41%) IIS
7 8 (3.92%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.47%) Apache
10 3 (1.47%) JBoss
10 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.96%) MS Project
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.47%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.37%) Office 365
3 10 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.43%) IaaS
4 7 (3.43%) SaaS
5 6 (2.94%) PaaS
6 5 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (35.29%) DNS
2 29 (14.22%) DHCP
3 23 (11.27%) NetScaler
4 22 (10.78%) SAN
5 14 (6.86%) Firewall
6 11 (5.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (4.90%) Network Security
8 9 (4.41%) NAS
8 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.43%) VPN
11 5 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.45%) SNMP
11 5 (2.45%) WAN
12 4 (1.96%) Extranet
12 4 (1.96%) Internet
12 4 (1.96%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.96%) LAN
12 4 (1.96%) VLAN
13 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (5.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.92%) MySQL
8 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.47%) VLDB
13 2 (0.98%) DB2
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) JIRA
2 7 (3.43%) Ant
2 7 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.43%) Hudson
2 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.43%) Maven
2 7 (3.43%) Subversion
3 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (27.94%) Finance
2 18 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 17 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.45%) Retail
6 4 (1.96%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (14.71%) Administrator
2 29 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (9.31%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (8.33%) DBA
5 16 (7.84%) Architect
5 16 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (7.35%) Analyst
7 14 (6.86%) Citrix Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
10 11 (5.39%) Consultant
11 10 (4.90%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (4.90%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) SQL DBA
13 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (3.92%) Citrix Administrator
13 8 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (3.43%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) .NET
2 7 (3.43%) HTML
3 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.96%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.47%) CSS
5 3 (1.47%) jQuery
5 3 (1.47%) Middleware
6 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.98%) Ajax
6 2 (0.98%) AppFabric
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.98%) CSS3
6 2 (0.98%) JSON
6 2 (0.98%) SOAP
6 2 (0.98%) Web Services
6 2 (0.98%) XML
6 2 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Hedge funds
2 19 (9.31%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.84%) Replication
4 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.41%) EMC VNX
8 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.96%) Clustering
10 4 (1.96%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.98%) FMCG
12 2 (0.98%) PMI
12 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.98%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 161 (78.92%) Windows
2 111 (54.41%) Windows Server
3 90 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.67%) Linux
6 31 (15.20%) Unix
7 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (8.82%) Solaris
9 13 (6.37%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.41%) VMS
10 9 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.94%) AIX
11 6 (2.94%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.94%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.96%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.98%) Android
14 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.49%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.35%) ITIL
2 34 (16.67%) Migration
3 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.22%) ITSM
5 28 (13.73%) Project Management
6 26 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (12.25%) Service Management
8 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
9 20 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (7.84%) Problem Management
12 15 (7.35%) DevOps
13 14 (6.86%) Software Deployment
14 13 (6.37%) PRINCE
15 11 (5.39%) Configuration Management
16 10 (4.90%) High Availability
16 10 (4.90%) Performance Management
17 9 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.75%) PowerShell
2 53 (25.98%) SQL
3 9 (4.41%) Java
3 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.92%) Python
4 8 (3.92%) Ruby
4 8 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.43%) C#
5 7 (3.43%) C++
6 6 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.96%) VBScript
8 3 (1.47%) C
8 3 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) Lisp
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (17.16%) MCSE
3 30 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.84%) MCITP
7 15 (7.35%) CCNA
7 15 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (5.39%) Degree
10 8 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.47%) MCP
11 3 (1.47%) MCSA
12 2 (0.98%) CCA
12 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.98%) MCDST
12 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.49%) CCEE
13 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 123 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (20.59%) XenApp
4 35 (17.16%) XenDesktop
5 26 (12.75%) vSphere
6 23 (11.27%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (3.92%) Docker
10 6 (2.94%) vCloud
11 5 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.96%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.96%) UAG
12 4 (1.96%) XenServer
13 1 (0.49%) Firmware
13 1 (0.49%) NFS
13 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 88 (43.14%) SCCM
2 17 (8.33%) Nagios
2 17 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 14 (6.86%) NetBackup
4 13 (6.37%) Puppet
5 12 (5.88%) Backup Exec
6 11 (5.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (4.41%) Ansible
8 9 (4.41%) HP SIM
9 8 (3.92%) SCVMM
10 7 (3.43%) IBM BigFix
10 7 (3.43%) WSUS
11 6 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (2.45%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (2.45%) Control-M
12 5 (2.45%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (1.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 115 (56.37%) Microsoft
2 97 (47.55%) VMware
3 55 (26.96%) Citrix
4 41 (20.10%) HP
5 37 (18.14%) NetApp
6 30 (14.71%) Oracle
7 23 (11.27%) Dell
8 22 (10.78%) Veritas
9 20 (9.80%) Cisco
10 19 (9.31%) SolarWinds
11 16 (7.84%) EMC
11 16 (7.84%) IBM
11 16 (7.84%) Symantec
12 9 (4.41%) CommVault
13 8 (3.92%) Splunk
14 7 (3.43%) BMC
15 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.45%) AppSense
16 5 (2.45%) ServiceNow
17 4 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
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