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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 128 138 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing SCOM 21 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.14% 6.15% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
Median daily rate £325 £301 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
SCOM
England

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
342 309 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.32% 8.18% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 164 119
Median daily rate £425 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.80 £62.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 15 £325 +18.18% 8
Merseyside -1 2 £388 +55.00%
Cheshire +1 1 £190 -57.77%
Cumbria - 1 £250 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 North West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 72 (85.71%) Windows
2 68 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 67 (79.76%) SCCM
4 66 (78.57%) Windows Server
5 64 (76.19%) Microsoft
6 55 (65.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (48.81%) PowerShell
8 40 (47.62%) VMware
9 35 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 35 (41.67%) Software Engineering
10 33 (39.29%) Security Cleared
11 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
13 26 (30.95%) MS Exchange
13 26 (30.95%) Skype
13 26 (30.95%) Skype for Business
14 24 (28.57%) Migration
15 23 (27.38%) SharePoint
15 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (26.19%) Data Migration
17 20 (23.81%) Citrix
17 20 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (22.62%) Windows 10
18 19 (22.62%) Linux
18 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (19.05%) MS Office
19 16 (19.05%) ITIL
20 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
21 14 (16.67%) vSphere
22 12 (14.29%) WSUS

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 26 (30.95%) MS Exchange
1 26 (30.95%) Skype for Business
2 23 (27.38%) SharePoint
3 20 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (13.10%) IIS
5 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.38%) Confluence
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Office
2 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) IaaS
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 5 (5.95%) PaaS
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) Skype
2 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 5 (5.95%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.76%) DNS
4 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.57%) DHCP
5 3 (3.57%) LAN
5 3 (3.57%) WAN
6 2 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (1.19%) MPLS
7 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.19%) PBX
7 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.19%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) VPLS
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
7 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) DataStage
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Local Government
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Architect
2 9 (10.71%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Designer
2 9 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Server Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
1 1 (1.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.57%) Life Science
4 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Wiki
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (85.71%) Windows
2 66 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 55 (65.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (22.62%) Linux
5 19 (22.62%) Windows 10
5 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) Solaris
6 9 (10.71%) Unix
7 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 35 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 24 (28.57%) Migration
3 22 (26.19%) Data Migration
4 16 (19.05%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) Patch Management
6 10 (11.90%) Identity Management
7 9 (10.71%) Security Patching
7 9 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 4 (4.76%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.76%) Records Management
12 3 (3.57%) Project Management
13 2 (2.38%) Data Analytics
13 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (10.71%) MCP
5 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.19%) RHCA
7 1 (1.19%) RHCE
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.67%) vSphere
4 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.76%) XenApp
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (79.76%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) WSUS
3 7 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.57%) vRealize
6 2 (2.38%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.19%) Puppet
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 64 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (47.62%) VMware
3 20 (23.81%) Citrix
4 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) NetApp
7 3 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (2.38%) Remedy
8 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.19%) BMC
9 1 (1.19%) CA
9 1 (1.19%) F5
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.19%) Siemens
9 1 (1.19%) Sonus
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