The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 51 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.16% 1.50% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.85% 11.54% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 0
Median daily rate £475 £424 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.12% -12.96%
SCOM
Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
52 104 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.49% 12.98% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 44
Median daily rate £428 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £286 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (70.59%) HP
6 11 (64.71%) Linux
7 10 (58.82%) ITIL
7 10 (58.82%) NFS
7 10 (58.82%) iSCSI
7 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
8 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 9 (52.94%) NetApp
9 8 (47.06%) MS Office
9 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (41.18%) Service Management
10 7 (41.18%) ITSM
10 7 (41.18%) OVSD
11 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
11 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (35.29%) CentOS
11 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
12 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
12 5 (29.41%) Project Management
12 5 (29.41%) EMC
12 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (29.41%) MS Excel

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) iSCSI
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) LAN Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) LAN Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) SAN Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) SAN Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Server Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) WAN Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) WAN Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITSM
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) NFS
4 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) OVSD
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) HP
4 9 (52.94%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) arcserve
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam