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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 339 346 311
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs citing SCOM 104 93 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.89% 4.53% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 60 93
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
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
2672 2051 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.71% 8.77% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1411 1451
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £11.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -24 11 £363 -9.37% 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 170 (69.67%) Windows
2 158 (64.75%) Active Directory
3 142 (58.20%) VMware
4 138 (56.56%) Microsoft
5 121 (49.59%) Windows Server
6 112 (45.90%) SCCM
7 106 (43.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (38.52%) PowerShell
9 91 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 70 (28.69%) DNS
12 68 (27.87%) Citrix
13 63 (25.82%) ITIL
14 58 (23.77%) Finance
15 55 (22.54%) MS Excel
16 48 (19.67%) Migration
17 47 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (18.85%) DHCP
19 44 (18.03%) SQL
19 44 (18.03%) Firewall
20 43 (17.62%) MS Exchange
21 42 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 41 (16.80%) XenApp
22 41 (16.80%) MCSE
23 38 (15.57%) HP
23 38 (15.57%) SQL Server
24 37 (15.16%) Linux
25 35 (14.34%) Office 365
26 34 (13.93%) SAN
26 34 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 43 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (11.07%) IIS
4 26 (10.66%) Skype for Business
5 24 (9.84%) SharePoint
6 18 (7.38%) Apache
6 18 (7.38%) Tomcat
7 16 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.41%) Confluence
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.89%) MS Office
3 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.64%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.82%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.82%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (14.34%) Office 365
3 17 (6.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (4.92%) IaaS
4 12 (4.92%) PaaS
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.69%) DNS
2 46 (18.85%) DHCP
3 44 (18.03%) Firewall
4 34 (13.93%) SAN
5 18 (7.38%) NetScaler
5 18 (7.38%) Network Security
6 17 (6.97%) LAN
6 17 (6.97%) VPN
6 17 (6.97%) WAN
7 16 (6.56%) NAS
8 14 (5.74%) Kerberos
9 10 (4.10%) VLAN
9 10 (4.10%) X.509
10 8 (3.28%) Extranet
10 8 (3.28%) Internet
10 8 (3.28%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.28%) WLAN
11 6 (2.46%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.64%) VLDB
7 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.23%) Power BI
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.41%) QlikView
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Ant
3 1 (0.41%) FxCop
3 1 (0.41%) Hudson
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.41%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 58 (23.77%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Back Office
3 14 (5.74%) Banking
4 12 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.87%) Legal
6 4 (1.64%) Retail
7 3 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.49%) Administrator
2 39 (15.98%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (10.66%) Consultant
4 25 (10.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (10.25%) Windows Engineer
5 24 (9.84%) Analyst
6 23 (9.43%) Windows Administrator
7 22 (9.02%) Server Engineer
7 22 (9.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 19 (7.79%) Architect
9 18 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (6.97%) Active Directory Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) Citrix Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) Wintel Engineer
12 13 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
13 12 (4.92%) VMware Specialist
13 12 (4.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.20%) .NET
1 20 (8.20%) HTML
2 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.05%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.82%) Middleware
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.41%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.41%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.74%) Hedge funds
3 11 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) Replication
4 9 (3.69%) Clustering
5 8 (3.28%) VCE vBlock
6 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.87%) PKI
7 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.64%) CMDB
9 3 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 170 (69.67%) Windows
2 121 (49.59%) Windows Server
3 106 (43.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (15.16%) Linux
6 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.74%) Unix
10 13 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.28%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.64%) Android
13 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.64%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.64%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.23%) VMS
15 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.82%) ITIL
2 48 (19.67%) Migration
3 25 (10.25%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.20%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.79%) ITSM
7 18 (7.38%) Virtual Environments
8 17 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.97%) Project Management
8 17 (6.97%) Service Management
9 15 (6.15%) Server Virtualisation
10 14 (5.74%) ITIL V3
10 14 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.51%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.51%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.51%) Software Deployment
12 10 (4.10%) Capacity Management
12 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 10 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.52%) PowerShell
2 44 (18.03%) SQL
3 24 (9.84%) VBScript
4 20 (8.20%) Java
5 17 (6.97%) C#
6 14 (5.74%) C++
7 12 (4.92%) PHP
8 11 (4.51%) Perl
8 11 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.10%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.64%) Python
12 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.23%) VB
13 2 (0.82%) C
13 2 (0.82%) Korn
13 2 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (16.80%) MCSE
3 34 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (11.07%) Security Cleared
5 24 (9.84%) SC Cleared
6 18 (7.38%) MCITP
7 14 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.69%) MCP
9 8 (3.28%) MCSA
10 7 (2.87%) Degree
11 6 (2.46%) CCNA
11 6 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.23%) ISEB
13 3 (1.23%) MCDST
14 2 (0.82%) CBAP
14 2 (0.82%) CCA
14 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.64%) WCAG
3 3 (1.23%) QA
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 158 (64.75%) Active Directory
2 81 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.80%) XenApp
4 31 (12.70%) Hyper-V
5 29 (11.89%) VMware ESX
6 23 (9.43%) XenDesktop
7 18 (7.38%) vSphere
8 12 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (4.10%) UAG
10 9 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (2.87%) DFS Replication
13 6 (2.46%) VMware Server
14 5 (2.05%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (1.64%) Xen
16 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (1.23%) XenServer
17 2 (0.82%) NFS
17 2 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 112 (45.90%) SCCM
2 31 (12.70%) Nagios
3 20 (8.20%) Puppet
4 17 (6.97%) WSUS
5 16 (6.56%) SCVMM
6 12 (4.92%) Backup Exec
7 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (4.51%) SCOrch
8 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (3.28%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (3.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (2.87%) Kibana
11 6 (2.46%) HP SIM
11 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.64%) EdgeSight
13 4 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (1.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 142 (58.20%) VMware
2 138 (56.56%) Microsoft
3 68 (27.87%) Citrix
4 38 (15.57%) HP
5 33 (13.52%) NetApp
6 29 (11.89%) Cisco
7 25 (10.25%) Symantec
8 19 (7.79%) SolarWinds
9 16 (6.56%) Dell
10 15 (6.15%) Remedy
11 14 (5.74%) Red Hat
12 13 (5.33%) EMC
12 13 (5.33%) Oracle
13 12 (4.92%) IBM
14 8 (3.28%) BMC
15 7 (2.87%) Akamai
15 7 (2.87%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.46%) Dell Compellent
16 6 (2.46%) Mercator
16 6 (2.46%) Nimsoft
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