The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 119 135 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing SCOM 31 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.033% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.07% 0.47% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+43.46% -11.17%
SCOM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
384 215 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.26% 7.11% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 121 118
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 10
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £32.50 £30.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Renfrewshire - 14 £300 -
Edinburgh +3 13 £325 +8.33% 3
Glasgow - 2 £238 - 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
3 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 29 (65.91%) ITIL
4 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (61.36%) PowerShell
6 23 (52.27%) SCCM
7 20 (45.45%) SQL
8 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
8 19 (43.18%) Citrix
8 19 (43.18%) CA
9 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 16 (36.36%) VMware
11 15 (34.09%) Release Management
11 15 (34.09%) Linux
11 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
11 15 (34.09%) HP
11 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
12 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (31.82%) Symantec
12 14 (31.82%) VBScript
12 14 (31.82%) DHCP
12 14 (31.82%) DNS
13 13 (29.55%) Clustering
14 12 (27.27%) WSUS
14 12 (27.27%) AIX
14 12 (27.27%) Solaris
14 12 (27.27%) Blackberry
14 12 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (9.09%) IIS
7 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DHCP
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.36%) SMTP
4 4 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Administrator
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Active Directory Support
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Support
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Clustering
2 12 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 6 (13.64%) PKI
4 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (27.27%) AIX
6 12 (27.27%) Solaris
7 11 (25.00%) HPUX
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Release Management
3 12 (27.27%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) High Availability
5 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.27%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.27%) Presales
10 1 (2.27%) Project Management
10 1 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (2.27%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) PowerShell
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) VBScript
4 11 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 11 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) Korn
4 11 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) XenApp
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.27%) UAG
7 1 (2.27%) vCloud
7 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (52.27%) SCCM
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (27.27%) WSUS
3 11 (25.00%) Netcool
3 11 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 10 (22.73%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (20.45%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (13.64%) SCVMM
7 5 (11.36%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
8 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
9 2 (4.55%) Nagios
9 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
10 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) CA
2 19 (43.18%) Citrix
3 16 (36.36%) VMware
4 15 (34.09%) HP
4 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
5 14 (31.82%) Symantec
6 11 (25.00%) IBM
7 8 (18.18%) AppSense
8 5 (11.36%) arcserve
9 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.09%) Brocade
9 4 (9.09%) Lumension
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle
11 1 (2.27%) EMC
11 1 (2.27%) Opsware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago