The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / North West
Rank 121 154 113
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Contract jobs citing SCOM 13 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.15% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.83% 2.33% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.03%

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
223 258 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 6.64% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 132 126
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.00 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £40.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £350 - 5
Merseyside +1 3 £400 -
Cheshire +24 2 £275 +12.24%
Lancashire - 2 £341 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (51.28%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 16 (41.03%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (33.33%) SCCM
7 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 11 (28.21%) HP
9 11 (28.21%) Solaris
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
11 9 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle
11 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (20.51%) VBScript
12 8 (20.51%) SAN
13 7 (17.95%) Tivoli
13 7 (17.95%) Netcool
13 7 (17.95%) Unix
13 7 (17.95%) IIS
13 7 (17.95%) AIX
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco
13 7 (17.95%) IBM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) Ingres
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Consultant
1 6 (15.38%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) DBA
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Licensing
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Solaris
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (17.95%) AIX
7 7 (17.95%) Unix
8 6 (15.38%) HPUX
8 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.38%) Release Management
3 6 (15.38%) Service Management
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Licensing
5 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.51%) VBScript
4 6 (15.38%) Bourne shell
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Korn
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (15.38%) MCSE
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Netcool
2 7 (17.95%) Tivoli
3 6 (15.38%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (12.82%) Data Guard
4 5 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (7.69%) Graphite
5 3 (7.69%) Graylog
5 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (7.69%) Puppet
5 3 (7.69%) SCSM
6 2 (5.13%) MOM
6 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) IBM
6 6 (15.38%) CA
7 5 (12.82%) Canon
7 5 (12.82%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) Dell
7 5 (12.82%) Intel Security
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
8 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
8 3 (7.69%) Veeam
9 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.13%) Sophos
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