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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 351 345 327
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 80 89 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.11% 4.52% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 80
Median daily rate £450 £393 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
2575 1967 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.94% 8.68% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1396 1491
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 43
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -10 9 £431 +7.81% 8
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 124 (62.63%) Windows
2 120 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 102 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 94 (47.47%) SCCM
5 88 (44.44%) VMware
6 74 (37.37%) Windows Server
7 71 (35.86%) PowerShell
7 71 (35.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (29.80%) SQL
10 53 (26.77%) Finance
11 52 (26.26%) DNS
12 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
14 48 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 44 (22.22%) Migration
16 41 (20.71%) DHCP
16 41 (20.71%) Office 365
17 40 (20.20%) Citrix
18 37 (18.69%) ITIL
19 35 (17.68%) MS Excel
20 34 (17.17%) Linux
21 33 (16.67%) Firewall
22 32 (16.16%) Nagios
23 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
24 29 (14.65%) MS Exchange
25 28 (14.14%) Cisco
25 28 (14.14%) SAN
25 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
25 28 (14.14%) Hyper-V

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 29 (14.65%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (10.61%) Skype for Business
4 19 (9.60%) IIS
5 16 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (6.57%) Apache
7 13 (6.57%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.02%) Confluence
11 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.57%) MS Office
3 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.01%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.01%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.01%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (20.71%) Office 365
3 19 (9.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (8.59%) IaaS
5 14 (7.07%) PaaS
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.52%) GitHub
8 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.26%) DNS
2 41 (20.71%) DHCP
3 33 (16.67%) Firewall
4 28 (14.14%) SAN
5 27 (13.64%) VPN
6 14 (7.07%) WAN
7 13 (6.57%) LAN
8 12 (6.06%) Network Security
9 10 (5.05%) VLAN
10 9 (4.55%) Kerberos
10 9 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 8 (4.04%) WLAN
11 8 (4.04%) X.509
12 7 (3.54%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.03%) Internet
13 6 (3.03%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.53%) NAS
15 4 (2.02%) Skype
15 4 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.04%) Power BI
5 7 (3.54%) MySQL
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.53%) Sybase ASE
6 5 (2.53%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.01%) QlikView
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.02%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.51%) FxCop
6 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.51%) StyleCop
General
1 53 (26.77%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Back Office
3 11 (5.56%) Banking
3 11 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (16.16%) Consultant
2 31 (15.66%) Administrator
3 28 (14.14%) Architect
4 26 (13.13%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.08%) Windows Administrator
6 16 (8.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.07%) Analyst
8 12 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
8 12 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 12 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (4.04%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.60%) HTML
2 14 (7.07%) .NET
3 10 (5.05%) XML
4 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.01%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.01%) Middleware
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.51%) REST
6 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.51%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.60%) PKI
3 17 (8.59%) Replication
4 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.05%) Clustering
6 8 (4.04%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.04%) VCE vBlock
7 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.02%) CMDB
8 4 (2.02%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.02%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.01%) NHS
10 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.01%) Wiki
11 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (62.63%) Windows
2 74 (37.37%) Windows Server
3 71 (35.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (17.17%) Linux
6 20 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 17 (8.59%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.03%) Unix
12 4 (2.02%) Android
12 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.02%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.01%) VMS
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Migration
2 37 (18.69%) ITIL
3 16 (8.08%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.06%) ITSM
7 11 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 11 (5.56%) Service Management
8 10 (5.05%) DevOps
8 10 (5.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (5.05%) TOGAF
9 9 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.55%) Change Management
9 9 (4.55%) Coaching
9 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (4.04%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.04%) Server Patching
10 8 (4.04%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.86%) PowerShell
2 59 (29.80%) SQL
3 17 (8.59%) C#
3 17 (8.59%) Java
4 16 (8.08%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.07%) VBScript
6 13 (6.57%) C
7 12 (6.06%) Perl
8 9 (4.55%) C++
9 8 (4.04%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.04%) PHP
9 8 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.54%) Python
11 4 (2.02%) Ruby
12 3 (1.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (10.61%) MCSE
4 21 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.56%) MCITP
7 7 (3.54%) MCP
8 6 (3.03%) CCNA
8 6 (3.03%) Degree
9 5 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.02%) MCSA
11 3 (1.52%) ISEB
12 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.01%) CBAP
12 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (1.01%) IIBA
12 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.51%) VCP5
13 1 (0.51%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) WCAG
3 3 (1.52%) QA
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) GCP
System Software
1 120 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 48 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.14%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.12%) XenApp
5 23 (11.62%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.57%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.56%) vSphere
8 7 (3.54%) DFS Replication
8 7 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (3.03%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (2.02%) Xen
11 3 (1.52%) NFS
11 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.52%) UAG
11 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.01%) vCloud
12 2 (1.01%) XenServer
13 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 94 (47.47%) SCCM
2 32 (16.16%) Nagios
3 20 (10.10%) Puppet
4 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (8.08%) SCVMM
6 15 (7.58%) WSUS
7 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (4.55%) SCOrch
10 7 (3.54%) Kibana
11 6 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (2.53%) Ansible
12 5 (2.53%) Simpana
13 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.52%) OpenView
14 2 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
14 2 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 88 (44.44%) VMware
3 40 (20.20%) Citrix
4 28 (14.14%) Cisco
5 25 (12.63%) HP
6 17 (8.59%) Oracle
7 16 (8.08%) NetApp
8 15 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 14 (7.07%) EMC
10 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.55%) Remedy
11 9 (4.55%) Symantec
12 8 (4.04%) Dell
12 8 (4.04%) Mercator
12 8 (4.04%) SAP
13 7 (3.54%) Akamai
14 6 (3.03%) BMC
14 6 (3.03%) Nimsoft
14 6 (3.03%) Sybase
15 5 (2.53%) CommVault
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