The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 64 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.46% 0.87% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.04% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.36% 9.81% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 40
Median daily rate £400 £300 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Oxford 0 16 £400 +12.28%
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) SCCM
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (71.43%) DHCP
4 15 (71.43%) DNS
5 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (57.14%) Kerberos
7 12 (57.14%) LDAP
8 11 (52.38%) ITIL
8 11 (52.38%) Patch Management
9 10 (47.62%) Office 365
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
9 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
9 10 (47.62%) BYOD
9 10 (47.62%) Mac OS X
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (42.86%) PKI
10 9 (42.86%) VMware
10 9 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (42.86%) Email Filtering
10 9 (42.86%) Service Design
10 9 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
11 6 (28.57%) NetApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DHCP
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) Kerberos
2 12 (57.14%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Designer
1 7 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) BYOD
2 9 (42.86%) PKI
3 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) Mac OS X
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
1 11 (52.38%) Patch Management
2 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
3 9 (42.86%) Email Filtering
3 9 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (42.86%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) Check_MK
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) xMatters