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 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 49 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.90% 0.87% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
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
18 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.37% 8.09% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 7
Median daily rate £375 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
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 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) xMatters
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) xMatters