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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 56 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.96% 4.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +48.36%
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
73 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.96% 11.97% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 36
Median daily rate £413 £344 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £147 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL
4 13 (56.52%) NFS
4 13 (56.52%) NetApp
4 13 (56.52%) iSCSI
4 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 12 (52.17%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (52.17%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) MS Office
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) EMC
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) OVSD
9 7 (30.43%) ITSM
9 7 (30.43%) Service Management
9 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) CentOS
10 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
10 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
10 6 (26.09%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014

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 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) iSCSI
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Server Specialist
1 6 (26.09%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) LAN Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Manager
3 4 (17.39%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) SAN Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Manager
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) WAN Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) CentOS
5 6 (26.09%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (30.43%) ITSM
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
6 4 (17.39%) High Availability
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (56.52%) NFS
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) OVSD
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 13 (56.52%) NetApp
4 12 (52.17%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) Veeam
7 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) CommVault
8 1 (4.35%) arcserve
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec