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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 85 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.88% 8.28% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £325 £275 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £174 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+43.46% -11.17%
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
189 145 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.51% 9.50% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 37
Median daily rate £450 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -34.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (86.36%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) SCCM
4 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) WSUS
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) ITIL
6 11 (50.00%) Patch Management
7 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (40.91%) MCP
8 9 (40.91%) Security Patching
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (36.36%) Linux
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
10 7 (31.82%) Unix
10 7 (31.82%) Solaris
10 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (27.27%) IIS
11 6 (27.27%) Citrix
11 6 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (13.64%) Life Science
13 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing

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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) PBX
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) VPLS
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DataStage
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Server Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Solaris
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 9 (40.91%) Security Patching
3 9 (40.91%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCP
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 12 (54.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Sonus