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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 60 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.77% 9.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £379 £234 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.11% -1.81%
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
53 95 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.50% 12.06% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 12
Average daily rate £300 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £132 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.70 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (40.00%) NetQoS
4 4 (40.00%) CA
4 4 (40.00%) Introscope
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) e-Health
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
4 4 (40.00%) Nimsoft
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Introscope
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) e-Health
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VCP5
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) NetQoS
3 4 (40.00%) Nimsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds