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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 76 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.40% 2.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.30% 2.60% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 15
Median daily rate £500 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -23.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -
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 Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
91 154 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.80% 15.28% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 108 59
Median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

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 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (25.00%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) EMC