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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 290 314 287
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing SCOM 129 110 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.76% 6.66% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 63 76
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£400 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £499 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.73 £78.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.21% +266.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.51 £31.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £125.75 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
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
1909 1652 1705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 6.61% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1110 1039
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 44
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +36 36 £383 +6.25% 8
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 166 (75.45%) Windows
2 130 (59.09%) SCCM
3 110 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 109 (49.55%) Microsoft
5 101 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (32.27%) VMware
7 66 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 65 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (26.82%) ITIL
10 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (23.18%) DNS
11 51 (23.18%) SQL
12 49 (22.27%) HP
13 48 (21.82%) Citrix
13 48 (21.82%) Finance
14 46 (20.91%) SQL Server
14 46 (20.91%) SharePoint
15 41 (18.64%) BMC
16 39 (17.73%) DHCP
17 38 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (16.36%) MS Exchange
18 36 (16.36%) SAN
18 36 (16.36%) Clustering
19 32 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (13.64%) Remedy
21 29 (13.18%) Cisco
21 29 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (13.18%) vSphere
21 29 (13.18%) SCOrch
22 28 (12.73%) Hyper-V

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 46 (20.91%) SharePoint
2 36 (16.36%) MS Exchange
3 22 (10.00%) IIS
3 22 (10.00%) Lync
4 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.45%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.55%) MS Office
3 6 (2.73%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.18%) DNS
2 39 (17.73%) DHCP
3 36 (16.36%) SAN
4 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.27%) Firewall
5 11 (5.00%) WAN
6 9 (4.09%) LDAP
6 9 (4.09%) HTTP
7 8 (3.64%) SMTP
7 8 (3.64%) FTP
8 5 (2.27%) LAN
8 5 (2.27%) VPN
8 5 (2.27%) NAS
8 5 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.36%) Network Security
10 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.82%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.36%) DTS
11 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.91%) JUnit
4 2 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 48 (21.82%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Banking
3 14 (6.36%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.64%) Law
5 7 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.27%) Games
6 5 (2.27%) Legal
7 4 (1.82%) Retail
8 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (11.36%) Consultant
3 22 (10.00%) Analyst
4 21 (9.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Architect
6 16 (7.27%) Administrator
7 13 (5.91%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.45%) DBA
9 11 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Wintel Administrator
10 9 (4.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.45%) Middleware
1 12 (5.45%) .NET
2 8 (3.64%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.64%) Web Services
3 6 (2.73%) XML
3 6 (2.73%) ADO.NET
3 6 (2.73%) HTML5
3 6 (2.73%) HTML
4 5 (2.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.91%) JSON
5 2 (0.91%) XSLT
5 2 (0.91%) JAXB
5 2 (0.91%) REST
5 2 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.36%) Clustering
2 14 (6.36%) Hedge funds
2 14 (6.36%) Replication
3 12 (5.45%) CMDB
4 8 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.27%) NHS
5 5 (2.27%) Online Games
5 5 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.82%) PKI
7 2 (0.91%) CESG
7 2 (0.91%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 166 (75.45%) Windows
2 101 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (11.82%) Linux
5 26 (11.82%) Windows 7
6 24 (10.91%) UNIX
7 19 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.09%) Solaris
9 5 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.36%) CentOS
12 2 (0.91%) NetWare
13 1 (0.45%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) SUSE
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.82%) ITIL
2 26 (11.82%) Migration
3 24 (10.91%) Change Management
4 17 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (7.73%) ITSM
4 17 (7.73%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (6.36%) Asset Management
7 13 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.45%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (4.09%) Project Management
11 6 (2.73%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (2.73%) Document Management
11 6 (2.73%) Investment Management
11 6 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.27%) Performance Testing
12 5 (2.27%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.27%) Waterfall
12 5 (2.27%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 51 (23.18%) SQL
3 17 (7.73%) Perl
4 9 (4.09%) Python
5 8 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.64%) VB
5 8 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.18%) C#
7 5 (2.27%) Java
7 5 (2.27%) C
7 5 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.36%) VBScript
9 2 (0.91%) PHP
9 2 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.18%) MCITP
4 17 (7.73%) MCSE
5 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.91%) MCTS
7 5 (2.27%) Degree
8 4 (1.82%) MCP
8 4 (1.82%) MCSA
8 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.91%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.91%) VCP5
9 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CCA
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) GPG13
3 4 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 110 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.18%) vSphere
4 28 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 26 (11.82%) XenApp
6 18 (8.18%) XenServer
7 17 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (5.91%) vCloud
8 13 (5.91%) XenDesktop
9 11 (5.00%) UAG
10 7 (3.18%) VMware ESX
11 6 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (2.27%) NFS
12 5 (2.27%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.91%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 130 (59.09%) SCCM
2 29 (13.18%) SCOrch
3 18 (8.18%) Nagios
4 17 (7.73%) Control-M
5 16 (7.27%) NetBackup
6 12 (5.45%) SCVMM
7 11 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
7 11 (5.00%) HP SIM
8 8 (3.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 8 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (3.18%) MOM
10 6 (2.73%) SCSM
10 6 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (2.27%) Puppet
11 5 (2.27%) MIMEsweeper
12 4 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.82%) OpenView
12 4 (1.82%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.82%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (49.55%) Microsoft
2 71 (32.27%) VMware
3 49 (22.27%) HP
4 48 (21.82%) Citrix
5 41 (18.64%) BMC
6 30 (13.64%) Remedy
7 29 (13.18%) Cisco
8 22 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 18 (8.18%) Veritas
10 15 (6.82%) Altiris
10 15 (6.82%) Dell
11 14 (6.36%) Oracle
11 14 (6.36%) Intel
11 14 (6.36%) Red Hat
11 14 (6.36%) F5
12 13 (5.91%) Symantec
12 13 (5.91%) AppSense
13 9 (4.09%) NetApp
13 9 (4.09%) EMC
14 8 (3.64%) CheckPoint
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