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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 49 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.27% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.72% 11.11% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 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 £360 £295 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
71 45 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.49% 7.99% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 71
Median daily rate £396 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.08% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £132 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £443 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +4 13 £225 -18.18%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 27 (96.43%) SCCM
2 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 24 (85.71%) DHCP
3 24 (85.71%) DNS
4 21 (75.00%) Windows
5 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
5 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
7 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
8 15 (53.57%) ITIL
9 14 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (50.00%) BYOD
9 14 (50.00%) Office 365
9 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
11 12 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (42.86%) Service Design
11 12 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (42.86%) LDAP
11 12 (42.86%) Kerberos
12 11 (39.29%) Patch Management
13 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
14 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
14 9 (32.14%) VMware
14 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (32.14%) Email Filtering
14 9 (32.14%) PKI
15 8 (28.57%) Migration

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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) DHCP
1 24 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (42.86%) Kerberos
2 12 (42.86%) LDAP
3 4 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Designer
1 7 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) BYOD
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 9 (32.14%) PKI
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
3 12 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 12 (42.86%) Service Design
4 11 (39.29%) Patch Management
5 9 (32.14%) Email Filtering
5 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.57%) Network Design
10 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (17.86%) vSphere
6 4 (14.29%) XenApp
6 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (96.43%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.29%) AppDNA
3 4 (14.29%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) NetApp
4 7 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) HP