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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 58 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 2.63% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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
51 38 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.28% 7.04% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 42
Median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £130 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.93 £115.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.02% +384.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £115.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £115.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) SCCM
3 14 (77.78%) DHCP
3 14 (77.78%) DNS
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (44.44%) Office 365
7 8 (44.44%) BYOD
8 7 (38.89%) Service Design
8 7 (38.89%) Dell
8 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 7 (38.89%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) NetApp
9 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
9 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (27.78%) vSphere
10 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
10 5 (27.78%) Back Office
10 5 (27.78%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server

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 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DHCP
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 4 (22.22%) LDAP
2 4 (22.22%) Skype
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) BYOD
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Service Design
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Email Filtering
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (27.78%) vSphere
5 4 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (22.22%) AppDNA
3 4 (22.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Dell
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) HP