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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 110 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 0.22% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.62% 3.54% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £300 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £155 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £360 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
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
315 198 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.14% 6.23% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 103 131
Median daily rate £328 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.62% -32.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+36.90% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 14 £308 -8.88% 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £300 -
Glasgow +6 1 £290 +143.69%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (69.05%) ITIL
5 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 22 (52.38%) SQL
7 21 (50.00%) CA
7 21 (50.00%) SCCM
8 19 (45.24%) Citrix
9 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 17 (40.48%) VBScript
10 17 (40.48%) HP
11 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
11 16 (38.10%) Linux
11 16 (38.10%) Service Management
11 16 (38.10%) VMware
11 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
12 15 (35.71%) Release Management
13 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 14 (33.33%) Symantec
14 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (30.95%) Netcool
14 13 (30.95%) IBM
14 13 (30.95%) Solaris
14 13 (30.95%) AIX
14 13 (30.95%) Java
14 13 (30.95%) Perl
14 13 (30.95%) Korn

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (9.52%) IIS
6 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DHCP
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.90%) SMTP
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Law
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Clustering
2 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 6 (14.29%) PKI
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (30.95%) AIX
5 13 (30.95%) Solaris
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (28.57%) HPUX
6 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
7 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Unix
9 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Service Management
3 15 (35.71%) Release Management
4 9 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.14%) Workflow
9 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (2.38%) Line Management
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.38%) Presales
10 1 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
10 1 (2.38%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) VBScript
4 13 (30.95%) Bourne shell
4 13 (30.95%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) Korn
4 13 (30.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) HND
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) XenApp
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.38%) UAG
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) SCCM
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (30.95%) Netcool
3 12 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 11 (26.19%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (23.81%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (23.81%) WSUS
6 6 (14.29%) SCVMM
7 5 (11.90%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (7.14%) SCOrch
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (2.38%) Nagios
9 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
9 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) CA
3 19 (45.24%) Citrix
4 17 (40.48%) HP
5 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 16 (38.10%) VMware
6 14 (33.33%) Symantec
7 13 (30.95%) IBM
8 8 (19.05%) AppSense
9 5 (11.90%) arcserve
9 5 (11.90%) Lumension
10 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
10 4 (9.52%) Brocade
11 2 (4.76%) EMC
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle
12 1 (2.38%) Apple
12 1 (2.38%) NetApp
12 1 (2.38%) Opsware