The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 92 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.59% 1.31% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +33.27%
SCOM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
179 153 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.61% 7.95% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £449 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.70%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the Manchester region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Manchester region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (48.00%) SCCM
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Unix
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) WSUS
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (24.00%) Patch Management
11 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
12 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
12 5 (20.00%) Software Licensing
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (20.00%) Data Guard

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) MPLS
1 1 (4.00%) PBX
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
1 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) VPLS
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Ingres
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Server Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Database Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 5 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 5 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) WSUS
3 5 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
4 3 (12.00%) SCSM
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Sonus