The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.32% 11.43% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £399 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -11.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
SCOM
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 7.65% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 57
Median daily rate £450 £417 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.33 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) MCTS
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) VBScript
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Fedora
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) MCTS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) MCAD
4 2 (12.50%) MCPD
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
4 1 (6.25%) qmail
4 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.25%) Varnish
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) WMI
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Bacula
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) cPanel
3 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Plesk
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec