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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 318 359 309
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Contract jobs citing SCOM 119 87 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.52% 4.28% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 57 82
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +48.36%
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
2631 2032 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.59% 8.59% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1368 1338
Median daily rate £500 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £275
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 16 31 40
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.36 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 22 £400 - 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 188 (75.20%) Windows
2 164 (65.60%) Active Directory
3 155 (62.00%) VMware
4 139 (55.60%) Microsoft
5 134 (53.60%) Windows Server
6 124 (49.60%) SCCM
7 108 (43.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (41.20%) PowerShell
9 95 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (34.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 83 (33.20%) DNS
12 75 (30.00%) Citrix
13 73 (29.20%) ITIL
14 60 (24.00%) Finance
15 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
16 49 (19.60%) DHCP
17 47 (18.80%) Linux
18 45 (18.00%) NetApp
19 44 (17.60%) MS Exchange
19 44 (17.60%) Migration
20 43 (17.20%) XenApp
21 42 (16.80%) SQL
21 42 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
22 41 (16.40%) HP
23 40 (16.00%) SQL Server
23 40 (16.00%) Firewall
24 37 (14.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 37 (14.80%) MCSE
25 36 (14.40%) SAN
26 32 (12.80%) 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 44 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.60%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.20%) IIS
4 25 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.20%) Skype for Business
6 18 (7.20%) Apache
6 18 (7.20%) Tomcat
7 16 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.00%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.80%) JBoss
13 1 (0.40%) Confluence
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.20%) MS Office
3 10 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.60%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.80%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.80%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.80%) Office 365
3 13 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.00%) IaaS
4 10 (4.00%) PaaS
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (33.20%) DNS
2 49 (19.60%) DHCP
3 40 (16.00%) Firewall
4 36 (14.40%) SAN
5 19 (7.60%) NetScaler
6 18 (7.20%) LAN
6 18 (7.20%) Network Security
6 18 (7.20%) VPN
6 18 (7.20%) WAN
7 16 (6.40%) NAS
8 11 (4.40%) VLAN
9 10 (4.00%) Internet
9 10 (4.00%) X.509
10 9 (3.60%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.20%) Extranet
11 8 (3.20%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.20%) WLAN
12 7 (2.80%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.40%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.00%) MySQL
9 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.60%) VLDB
10 2 (0.80%) DB2
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.60%) JIRA
3 3 (1.20%) Ant
3 3 (1.20%) Hudson
3 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.20%) Maven
3 3 (1.20%) Subversion
4 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) FxCop
5 1 (0.40%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) StyleCop
General
1 60 (24.00%) Finance
2 25 (10.00%) Back Office
3 15 (6.00%) Banking
4 12 (4.80%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.20%) Legal
6 5 (2.00%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (23.20%) Administrator
2 43 (17.20%) Systems Administrator
3 32 (12.80%) Windows Administrator
4 31 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (11.60%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (10.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 21 (8.40%) Analyst
7 21 (8.40%) Consultant
8 20 (8.00%) Server Engineer
8 20 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (7.60%) Active Directory Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) Architect
11 15 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Wintel Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (4.80%) VMware Specialist
15 11 (4.40%) Support Engineer
16 10 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.60%) .NET
2 12 (4.80%) HTML
3 10 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.80%) AppFabric
4 2 (0.80%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.80%) Middleware
4 2 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.80%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.60%) Hedge funds
3 13 (5.20%) Replication
4 11 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
6 9 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.80%) Clustering
8 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.40%) PKI
9 4 (1.60%) CMDB
9 4 (1.60%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.80%) FMCG
11 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) NHS
11 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 188 (75.20%) Windows
2 134 (53.60%) Windows Server
3 108 (43.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (34.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (18.80%) Linux
6 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (10.40%) Unix
8 22 (8.80%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.20%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.20%) Mac OS
11 8 (3.20%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.40%) AIX
12 6 (2.40%) Solaris
12 6 (2.40%) VMS
12 6 (2.40%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.60%) Android
13 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.20%) ITIL
2 44 (17.60%) Migration
3 29 (11.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (10.00%) ITSM
4 25 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 24 (9.60%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.00%) Project Management
7 18 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (7.20%) Service Management
8 15 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.60%) Server Virtualisation
9 14 (5.60%) Software Deployment
10 13 (5.20%) Asset Management
10 13 (5.20%) ITIL V3
10 13 (5.20%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.40%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.20%) PowerShell
2 42 (16.80%) SQL
3 19 (7.60%) VBScript
4 14 (5.60%) Java
5 12 (4.80%) PHP
6 10 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.00%) Perl
7 9 (3.60%) C#
7 9 (3.60%) C++
7 9 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.00%) Python
9 4 (1.60%) C
9 4 (1.60%) VB
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.80%) Korn
11 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.80%) MCSE
2 37 (14.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (11.20%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.20%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (5.20%) MCITP
7 9 (3.60%) CCNA
7 9 (3.60%) MCP
8 8 (3.20%) MCSA
9 5 (2.00%) Degree
9 5 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (1.20%) MCDST
12 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.80%) CCA
12 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.60%) WCAG
3 3 (1.20%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 164 (65.60%) Active Directory
2 95 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (17.20%) XenApp
4 32 (12.80%) Hyper-V
5 29 (11.60%) VMware ESX
6 28 (11.20%) XenDesktop
7 25 (10.00%) vSphere
8 15 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.60%) UAG
10 8 (3.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.80%) DFS Replication
11 7 (2.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (2.40%) VMware Server
13 5 (2.00%) Terminal Services
13 5 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.60%) Docker
14 4 (1.60%) vCloud
14 4 (1.60%) Xen
14 4 (1.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 124 (49.60%) SCCM
2 31 (12.40%) Nagios
3 24 (9.60%) Puppet
4 20 (8.00%) WSUS
5 14 (5.60%) Backup Exec
5 14 (5.60%) SCVMM
6 13 (5.20%) SCOrch
7 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.60%) HP SIM
8 9 (3.60%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (3.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 6 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (2.00%) Ansible
11 5 (2.00%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (62.00%) VMware
2 139 (55.60%) Microsoft
3 75 (30.00%) Citrix
4 45 (18.00%) NetApp
5 41 (16.40%) HP
6 27 (10.80%) Cisco
7 25 (10.00%) Symantec
8 22 (8.80%) Dell
9 20 (8.00%) IBM
10 17 (6.80%) Oracle
11 16 (6.40%) Remedy
12 15 (6.00%) Red Hat
13 13 (5.20%) EMC
14 12 (4.80%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.00%) BMC
16 9 (3.60%) Veritas
17 7 (2.80%) ServiceNow
18 5 (2.00%) AppSense
18 5 (2.00%) Dell Compellent
18 5 (2.00%) Splunk
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