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 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 59 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 2.64% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.80% 26.47% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Median daily rate - £293 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.68% +17.74%
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
79 102 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.08% 9.96% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 39
Median daily rate £381 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -8.88%

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
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 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) MCTS
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) WMI
7 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (23.08%) WSUS

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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
1 1 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) MCTS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCAD
4 1 (7.69%) MCPD
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) WMI
2 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Lumension
6 1 (7.69%) Wyse