The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / North East
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £343 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
139 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.92% 7.34% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 42 53
Median daily rate £330 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £215 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Change Control
3 7 (70.00%) WSUS
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) SCVMM
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (20.00%) MOM
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) VB

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Change Control
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) WSUS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (20.00%) MOM
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP