The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.36% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 38.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
13 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.72% 2.22% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Average daily rate £425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (80.00%) Hudson
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VMS
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) VMware