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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 111 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.84% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.26% 8.03% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
Median daily rate £400 £300 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £119 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
235 299 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.92% 10.43% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 113
Median daily rate £350 £310 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £189 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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
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 8 December 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
Edinburgh +12 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Glasgow 0 2 £375 +213.80% 4
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) SCCM
3 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (63.64%) Citrix
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (50.00%) ITIL
8 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
9 9 (40.91%) XenApp
9 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
9 9 (40.91%) VMware
9 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
10 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
10 8 (36.36%) Finance
10 8 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (31.82%) WSUS
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (31.82%) CA
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
12 6 (27.27%) Law
12 6 (27.27%) Symantec
12 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) HPUX
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Unix
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
7 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) Bourne shell
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Korn
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) HND
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) XenApp
2 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) WSUS
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (9.09%) Netcool
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) CA
5 6 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) AppSense
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Varonis
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) Lumension
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat