The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 41 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 1.37% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £315 -
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
Oxfordshire

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

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.07% 10.66% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 5
Average daily rate £153 £475 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.89% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £286 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+767.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Dell