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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 125 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 23 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.73% 6.07% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Median daily rate £305 £128 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
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
342 247 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.46% 8.25% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 145 107
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £116 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £70.00 £88.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -33 10 £303 +138.18% 1
Edinburgh -6 8 £350 +6.46% 1
Glasgow +1 3 £178 +58.44%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
3 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 25 (55.56%) PowerShell
6 24 (53.33%) ITIL
7 21 (46.67%) SCCM
8 20 (44.44%) VMware
9 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (37.78%) Citrix
9 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
10 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (35.56%) VBScript
11 15 (33.33%) Service Management
11 15 (33.33%) Release Management
11 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (31.11%) Clustering
12 14 (31.11%) HP
13 13 (28.89%) IBM
13 13 (28.89%) SQL
13 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
14 12 (26.67%) CA
14 12 (26.67%) WSUS
15 11 (24.44%) XenApp
15 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
15 11 (24.44%) Symantec
15 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
15 11 (24.44%) DHCP
15 11 (24.44%) DNS
15 11 (24.44%) AIX

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DHCP
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
2 6 (13.33%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.44%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory Support
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (24.44%) AIX
6 11 (24.44%) Linux
6 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
7 10 (22.22%) HPUX
7 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Solaris
7 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Release Management
2 15 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.67%) High Availability
6 3 (6.67%) Line Management
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Server Building
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) ERP
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 16 (35.56%) VBScript
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) Bourne shell
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Korn
4 10 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) XenApp
3 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) vSphere
7 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.22%) UAG
7 1 (2.22%) vCloud
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) SCCM
2 12 (26.67%) WSUS
3 10 (22.22%) Netcool
3 10 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 8 (17.78%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
7 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (6.67%) Nagios
7 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
8 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (2.22%) OpenView
9 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) Citrix
4 14 (31.11%) HP
5 13 (28.89%) IBM
6 12 (26.67%) CA
7 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
7 11 (24.44%) Symantec
8 9 (20.00%) AppSense
9 2 (4.44%) arcserve
10 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.22%) Brocade
10 1 (2.22%) Lumension
10 1 (2.22%) Opsware
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas