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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 36 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.93% 1.03% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.15% 11.54% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Median daily rate £225 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +33.27%
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
41 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.52% 8.90% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 48
Median daily rate £375 £275 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 26 (100.00%) SCCM
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (88.46%) DHCP
3 23 (88.46%) DNS
4 19 (73.08%) Windows
5 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
5 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
6 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
7 14 (53.85%) ITIL
8 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (50.00%) Office 365
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (50.00%) BYOD
9 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
9 12 (46.15%) LDAP
9 12 (46.15%) Kerberos
10 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
10 11 (42.31%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (42.31%) Service Design
10 11 (42.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
12 9 (34.62%) PKI
12 9 (34.62%) Email Filtering
12 9 (34.62%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (30.77%) NetBackup
13 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
13 8 (30.77%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) DHCP
1 23 (88.46%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) Kerberos
2 12 (46.15%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) Skype
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (19.23%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Designer
1 7 (26.92%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) BYOD
2 9 (34.62%) PKI
3 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
4 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 11 (42.31%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
3 11 (42.31%) Service Design
4 9 (34.62%) Email Filtering
4 9 (34.62%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (42.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.54%) AppDNA
3 3 (11.54%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Dell
3 7 (26.92%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Veritas