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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 187 181 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -53
Contract jobs citing SCOM 91 65 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.71% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.97% 7.61% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 53
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £297 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.09 £47.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.91% +55.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -20.77%
SCOM
England

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
1014 854 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 9.35% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 429 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £247 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 50
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 31 £313 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -3 23 £360 +16.12% 2
Surrey 0 19 £388 +8.39% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £438 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £343 -
Kent 0 2 £363 +11.53% 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 112 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 111 (60.00%) Windows
3 85 (45.95%) SCCM
4 65 (35.14%) VMware
5 61 (32.97%) Active Directory
6 57 (30.81%) PowerShell
7 54 (29.19%) Security Cleared
8 49 (26.49%) SQL
9 46 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (23.78%) ITIL
11 42 (22.70%) Hyper-V
11 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
12 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
13 37 (20.00%) DNS
13 37 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (20.00%) Lync
13 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 34 (18.38%) Data Centre
16 30 (16.22%) SCOrch
16 30 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (15.68%) Incident Management
18 28 (15.14%) SCSM
18 28 (15.14%) SAN
19 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
19 27 (14.59%) SharePoint
20 25 (13.51%) MCSE
20 25 (13.51%) Citrix
20 25 (13.51%) HP
20 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 37 (20.00%) Lync
3 27 (14.59%) SharePoint
4 25 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.24%) IIS
7 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.62%) JBoss
8 3 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) SAP CCM
2 3 (1.62%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Office 365
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.62%) Yammer
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.00%) DNS
2 28 (15.14%) SAN
3 19 (10.27%) Firewall
4 18 (9.73%) DHCP
5 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.57%) Network Security
7 9 (4.86%) WAN
8 8 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.78%) FCoE
9 7 (3.78%) LAN
10 5 (2.70%) VPN
10 5 (2.70%) NAS
11 4 (2.16%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.62%) VLAN
12 3 (1.62%) VoIP
12 3 (1.62%) SNMP
12 3 (1.62%) Skype
13 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.32%) OLTP
6 7 (3.78%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) DB2
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Subversion
1 3 (1.62%) Maven
1 3 (1.62%) JIRA
1 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.62%) Hudson
1 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.62%) Ant
2 2 (1.08%) Introscope
General
1 8 (4.32%) Finance
1 8 (4.32%) Retail
2 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (0.54%) Billing
3 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (16.76%) Support Engineer
2 30 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 26 (14.05%) Consultant
4 20 (10.81%) Administrator
5 19 (10.27%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (7.03%) Analyst
8 11 (5.95%) Architect
9 10 (5.41%) DBA
9 10 (5.41%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.86%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) SCCM Consultant
12 6 (3.24%) Incident Manager
12 6 (3.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) SQL Server DBA
13 5 (2.70%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.70%) IT Support
13 5 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.62%) .NET
2 3 (1.62%) Middleware
2 3 (1.62%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.35%) Clustering
3 10 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.70%) PKI
6 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) e-Health
9 1 (0.54%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) EPoS
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (60.00%) Windows
2 46 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (10.81%) Linux
6 13 (7.03%) UNIX
7 8 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.24%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.16%) VMS
10 3 (1.62%) Solaris
10 3 (1.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.78%) ITIL
2 29 (15.68%) Incident Management
3 17 (9.19%) Service Management
4 16 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (8.65%) Migration
5 15 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.49%) Capacity Management
6 12 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 10 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.86%) CRM
8 9 (4.86%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.86%) ITSM
8 9 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.32%) Change Management
10 7 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.78%) DevOps
11 6 (3.24%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.81%) PowerShell
2 49 (26.49%) SQL
3 13 (7.03%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.95%) VBScript
5 3 (1.62%) Python
5 3 (1.62%) Ruby
6 2 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) C#
7 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (29.19%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
3 37 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (13.51%) MCSE
5 16 (8.65%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.95%) MCTS
7 9 (4.86%) Degree
8 8 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.78%) VCP4
10 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.70%) MCITP
10 5 (2.70%) MCSA
10 5 (2.70%) CCNA
11 4 (2.16%) HND
12 3 (1.62%) MOS
13 2 (1.08%) MCP
14 1 (0.54%) ISEB
14 1 (0.54%) CCSP
14 1 (0.54%) CCNP
14 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) COBIT
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.70%) Hyper-V
3 30 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (12.97%) vSphere
5 9 (4.86%) XenApp
6 7 (3.78%) UAG
7 3 (1.62%) Docker
7 3 (1.62%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (45.95%) SCCM
2 30 (16.22%) SCOrch
3 28 (15.14%) SCSM
4 18 (9.73%) SCVMM
5 16 (8.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (7.03%) NetBackup
7 11 (5.95%) WSUS
7 11 (5.95%) BMC PATROL
8 9 (4.86%) Backup Exec
9 7 (3.78%) SCDPM
9 7 (3.78%) vMotion
10 6 (3.24%) Tivoli
11 5 (2.70%) OVSD
11 5 (2.70%) OpenView
12 4 (2.16%) AirWatch
12 4 (2.16%) Puppet
12 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (1.62%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (1.62%) Ansible
13 3 (1.62%) MOM
Vendors
1 112 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 65 (35.14%) VMware
3 25 (13.51%) HP
3 25 (13.51%) Citrix
4 21 (11.35%) Cisco
5 13 (7.03%) BMC
6 11 (5.95%) Dell
6 11 (5.95%) 3PAR
7 9 (4.86%) Oracle
8 8 (4.32%) Sophos
9 7 (3.78%) Symantec
9 7 (3.78%) NetApp
10 6 (3.24%) McAfee
11 5 (2.70%) CA
11 5 (2.70%) IBM
11 5 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (2.16%) Veritas
12 4 (2.16%) F5
12 4 (2.16%) Remedy
12 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
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