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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 13 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.91% 8.80% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £388 £275 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.03%

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
188 250 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.21% 9.81% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 93
Median daily rate £388 £305 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £190 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +10 9 £375 +36.36% 1
Glasgow +13 4 £400 +95.36% 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) SCCM
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (77.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 10 (55.56%) Finance
7 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (44.44%) XenApp
8 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
8 8 (44.44%) ITIL
8 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
9 7 (38.89%) Law
9 7 (38.89%) VMware
9 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
10 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (33.33%) WSUS
10 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
11 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (27.78%) Change Control
11 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
11 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (22.22%) DHCP
12 4 (22.22%) SQL
12 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 4 (22.22%) CA

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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
1 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) WSUS
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) CA
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Varonis
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
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