The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / South East
Rank 211 201 164
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Contract jobs citing SCOM 26 54 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.33% 6.41% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 46
Median daily rate £463 £402 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £55.65 £50.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% +33.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.04% +34.87%

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
780 842 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.71% 10.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 486 555
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 31
Median hourly rate £16.78 £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Hampshire +18 12 £475 +21.79% 1
Oxfordshire -1 4 £375 - 2
Berkshire -13 4 £500 +22.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £500 +32.01% 3
Surrey +6 2 £450 +18.03% 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
3 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
4 51 (60.00%) SCCM
5 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
6 37 (43.53%) DNS
7 36 (42.35%) DHCP
8 33 (38.82%) VMware
9 29 (34.12%) ITIL
9 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (30.59%) Hyper-V
11 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (28.24%) SQL
13 23 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
14 21 (24.71%) Office 365
15 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
15 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
16 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (16.47%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (16.47%) BYOD
17 14 (16.47%) Virtual Desktop
18 13 (15.29%) Service Design
18 13 (15.29%) Migration
18 13 (15.29%) Citrix
18 13 (15.29%) Skype for Business
18 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
19 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (15.29%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (24.71%) Office 365
3 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (11.76%) IaaS
5 5 (5.88%) PaaS
6 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.53%) DNS
2 36 (42.35%) DHCP
3 12 (14.12%) Kerberos
3 12 (14.12%) LDAP
4 8 (9.41%) SAN
4 8 (9.41%) Skype
5 6 (7.06%) SNMP
6 4 (4.71%) Network Security
6 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.71%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.71%) VoIP
7 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.53%) LAN
7 3 (3.53%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.53%) WAN
7 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.35%) Firewall
8 2 (2.35%) NAS
8 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) DataStax
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) HBase
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) NUnit
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.06%) Back Office
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Consultant
3 7 (8.24%) Architect
3 7 (8.24%) Designer
3 7 (8.24%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Lync Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Developer
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.71%) CSS
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.18%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) BYOD
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.59%) PKI
4 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.88%) Clustering
7 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.53%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.53%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (3.53%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.35%) Replication
9 2 (2.35%) Statistics
10 1 (1.18%) Fintech
10 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.76%) Mac OS X
7 9 (10.59%) Linux
8 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.71%) CentOS
11 3 (3.53%) Unix
12 2 (2.35%) AIX
13 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Migration
2 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
2 13 (15.29%) Service Design
3 12 (14.12%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.59%) Email Filtering
4 9 (10.59%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (10.59%) Patch Management
5 7 (8.24%) Capacity Management
5 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL V2
7 5 (5.88%) SOA
7 5 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.71%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (4.71%) MVC
8 4 (4.71%) SDLC
8 4 (4.71%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.35%) VB
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.88%) MCSE
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
6 4 (4.71%) MCP
6 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.59%) Hyper-V
3 23 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (16.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (16.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (11.76%) XenApp
6 7 (8.24%) vSphere
7 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (4.71%) vCloud
8 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.53%) Docker
10 2 (2.35%) Firmware
10 2 (2.35%) HDFS
10 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (60.00%) SCCM
2 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.71%) AppDNA
3 4 (4.71%) EdgeSight
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.71%) Puppet
4 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.53%) vRealize
5 2 (2.35%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) SCSM
6 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.82%) VMware
3 13 (15.29%) Citrix
4 8 (9.41%) HP
5 7 (8.24%) Dell
6 6 (7.06%) NetApp
7 5 (5.88%) EMC
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle
8 4 (4.71%) Veritas
9 3 (3.53%) arcserve
9 3 (3.53%) Sonus
9 3 (3.53%) Veeam
9 3 (3.53%) Wyse
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco
10 2 (2.35%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 2 (2.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.35%) Varonis
11 1 (1.18%) TIBCO