The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 39 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.14% 1.76% -
As % of the Systems Management category 29.85% 20.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -17.57%
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
67 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.22% 8.53% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 20
Median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 21 (95.45%) SCCM
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) DNS
3 18 (81.82%) DHCP
4 17 (77.27%) Windows
5 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
7 12 (54.55%) Kerberos
7 12 (54.55%) LDAP
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 11 (50.00%) ITIL
8 11 (50.00%) Patch Management
9 10 (45.45%) BYOD
9 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (45.45%) Office 365
9 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
9 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
9 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
9 10 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (40.91%) PKI
10 9 (40.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (40.91%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (40.91%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (40.91%) Service Design
10 9 (40.91%) Email Filtering
11 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
11 7 (31.82%) Migration
11 7 (31.82%) VMware

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) DHCP
1 18 (81.82%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) Kerberos
2 12 (54.55%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) BYOD
2 9 (40.91%) PKI
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) HPUX
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
1 11 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 9 (40.91%) Email Filtering
3 9 (40.91%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (40.91%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (40.91%) Service Design
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (40.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) xMatters