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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 184 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 87 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.49% 8.53% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 54
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £484 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
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
1025 997 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.65% 10.05% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 542 448
Median daily rate £415 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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
Hampshire +20 37 £481 +40.61% 4
Surrey -12 21 £500 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +4 14 £400 +3.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £475 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £320 +6.66% 3
Kent - 2 £434 -
West Sussex -33 1 £434 -3.55%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 111 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 97 (68.79%) SCCM
3 95 (67.38%) Active Directory
4 87 (61.70%) Windows
5 64 (45.39%) VMware
6 60 (42.55%) PowerShell
6 60 (42.55%) SQL
7 56 (39.72%) Windows Server
8 46 (32.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
9 41 (29.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (27.66%) SC Cleared
11 37 (26.24%) Hyper-V
11 37 (26.24%) Puppet
12 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
13 35 (24.82%) DNS
14 33 (23.40%) Service Management
14 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (21.28%) Ruby
16 30 (21.28%) Configuration Management
16 30 (21.28%) HP
17 26 (18.44%) ITIL
17 26 (18.44%) SCVMM
18 25 (17.73%) Linux
18 25 (17.73%) DHCP
18 25 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
19 24 (17.02%) VMS

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 16 (11.35%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.26%) IIS
5 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.84%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.51%) PaaS
5 11 (7.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.82%) DNS
2 25 (17.73%) DHCP
3 22 (15.60%) LAN
4 19 (13.48%) Firewall
4 19 (13.48%) WAN
5 11 (7.80%) VPN
6 9 (6.38%) iSCSI
6 9 (6.38%) VLAN
7 8 (5.67%) SAN
8 6 (4.26%) LDAP
9 5 (3.55%) MPLS
9 5 (3.55%) Network Security
9 5 (3.55%) SNMP
10 4 (2.84%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.71%) VoIP
13 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.42%) MySQL
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Git (software)
1 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.64%) Ant
2 15 (10.64%) Hudson
2 15 (10.64%) JIRA
2 15 (10.64%) Maven
2 15 (10.64%) Subversion
3 5 (3.55%) NUnit
3 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.71%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Electronics
2 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.55%) Marketing
2 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
4 2 (1.42%) French Language
4 2 (1.42%) German Language
4 2 (1.42%) Military
4 2 (1.42%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.42%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.89%) Architect
1 21 (14.89%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Consultant
4 13 (9.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Administrator
7 9 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Cloud Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Service Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) .NET
2 14 (9.93%) Middleware
3 9 (6.38%) XML
4 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.55%) CSS
4 5 (3.55%) HTML
4 5 (3.55%) jQuery
5 4 (2.84%) ADO.NET
5 4 (2.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.71%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.71%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.84%) Replication
8 3 (2.13%) Clustering
8 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.13%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) FMCG
9 2 (1.42%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.71%) Statistics
10 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 87 (61.70%) Windows
2 56 (39.72%) Windows Server
3 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.73%) Linux
6 24 (17.02%) VMS
7 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (7.09%) Unix
10 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.26%) CentOS
11 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.26%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.71%) AIX
13 1 (0.71%) Debian
13 1 (0.71%) Fedora
13 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) Service Management
2 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 26 (18.44%) ITIL
5 23 (16.31%) DevOps
5 23 (16.31%) Software Deployment
6 19 (13.48%) Use Case
7 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (12.06%) Migration
9 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.96%) ITSM
11 7 (4.96%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.26%) Change Management
12 6 (4.26%) Defect Management
12 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.55%) PowerShell
1 60 (42.55%) SQL
2 30 (21.28%) Ruby
3 19 (13.48%) Python
4 10 (7.09%) VBScript
5 6 (4.26%) Perl
6 5 (3.55%) C#
6 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.84%) VB
8 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) Java
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.22%) MCSE
5 9 (6.38%) Degree
6 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.26%) MCTS
8 5 (3.55%) MCITP
8 5 (3.55%) MCSA
8 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.13%) CCA
9 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.42%) CCNA
10 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCAD
10 2 (1.42%) MCPD
11 1 (0.71%) ISEB
11 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
2 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (67.38%) Active Directory
2 46 (32.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (26.24%) Hyper-V
4 21 (14.89%) Docker
5 20 (14.18%) vSphere
6 13 (9.22%) XenApp
7 12 (8.51%) XenServer
8 10 (7.09%) NFS
8 10 (7.09%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.67%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.71%) Postfix
13 1 (0.71%) qmail
13 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.71%) Varnish
13 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 97 (68.79%) SCCM
2 37 (26.24%) Puppet
3 26 (18.44%) SCVMM
4 20 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (12.06%) Ansible
6 15 (10.64%) Tivoli
7 14 (9.93%) SCOrch
8 13 (9.22%) Windows Intune
9 8 (5.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (4.96%) SCSM
10 7 (4.96%) WSUS
11 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (4.26%) OVSD
11 6 (4.26%) SCDPM
12 4 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (2.84%) Nagios
12 4 (2.84%) WMI
13 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.42%) EdgeSight
13 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 111 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 64 (45.39%) VMware
3 30 (21.28%) HP
4 23 (16.31%) Oracle
5 21 (14.89%) Citrix
6 20 (14.18%) Dell
7 15 (10.64%) Splunk
8 14 (9.93%) Cisco
8 14 (9.93%) Red Hat
9 13 (9.22%) CA
9 13 (9.22%) IBM
9 13 (9.22%) RightScale
10 9 (6.38%) NetApp
10 9 (6.38%) Serena
11 6 (4.26%) SAP
12 5 (3.55%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.84%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (2.84%) CommVault
13 4 (2.84%) EMC
13 4 (2.84%) Symantec
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