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 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 187 171 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +42
Contract jobs citing SCOM 82 95 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.00% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.73% 8.95% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 21
Median daily rate £425 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
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
1061 1061 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 11.12% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 604 397
Median daily rate £413 £390 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 25
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
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 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 23 July 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 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
Hampshire +15 32 £350 +2.94% 4
Berkshire -9 15 £388 +24.00% 1
Surrey -12 14 £388 +5.08% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £450 +10.56% 1
Oxfordshire +1 5 £300 -
West Sussex -2 3 £350 -12.50%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 129 (80.63%) Microsoft
2 97 (60.63%) Windows
3 91 (56.88%) Active Directory
4 88 (55.00%) SCCM
5 70 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 66 (41.25%) VMware
7 63 (39.38%) SQL
8 58 (36.25%) SC Cleared
9 48 (30.00%) ITIL
9 48 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 46 (28.75%) DNS
11 45 (28.13%) Windows Server
12 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (27.50%) HP
13 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (26.25%) PowerShell
15 40 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (20.00%) DHCP
17 28 (17.50%) Linux
17 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
18 27 (16.88%) Service Management
19 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (15.00%) Hyper-V
21 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
22 22 (13.75%) Citrix
22 22 (13.75%) Configuration Management
22 22 (13.75%) Tivoli
23 20 (12.50%) VMS
23 20 (12.50%) iSCSI

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 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.13%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.88%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.38%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (8.13%) PaaS
4 12 (7.50%) IaaS
5 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.75%) DNS
2 32 (20.00%) DHCP
3 20 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 18 (11.25%) LAN
5 16 (10.00%) SAN
5 16 (10.00%) WAN
6 15 (9.38%) SNMP
6 15 (9.38%) VPN
7 13 (8.13%) Firewall
8 8 (5.00%) VLAN
8 8 (5.00%) VoIP
9 7 (4.38%) MPLS
9 7 (4.38%) Network Security
10 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.13%) NAS
11 5 (3.13%) Unified Communications
11 5 (3.13%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.50%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (6.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.25%) MySQL
11 1 (0.63%) DB2
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.00%) NUnit
3 7 (4.38%) JIRA
4 6 (3.75%) Ant
4 6 (3.75%) Hudson
4 6 (3.75%) Maven
4 6 (3.75%) Subversion
5 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.88%) French Language
3 3 (1.88%) German Language
3 3 (1.88%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (1.88%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Back Office
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Electronics
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.25%) Military
4 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (16.88%) Architect
2 15 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (8.13%) Consultant
4 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 11 (6.88%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Service Architect
8 8 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Administrator
8 8 (5.00%) Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) .NET
2 12 (7.50%) XML
3 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (5.00%) CSS
3 8 (5.00%) HTML
3 8 (5.00%) jQuery
3 8 (5.00%) Web Services
4 5 (3.13%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.88%) Middleware
6 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.63%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.50%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.00%) Clustering
6 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.38%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.38%) Replication
8 5 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.50%) Statistics
10 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.63%) PKI
12 1 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
12 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 97 (60.63%) Windows
2 45 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (17.50%) Linux
6 20 (12.50%) VMS
7 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.63%) CentOS
8 9 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.63%) Unix
9 6 (3.75%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.88%) AIX
11 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.63%) Debian
13 1 (0.63%) HPUX
13 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) ITIL
2 27 (16.88%) Service Management
3 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.75%) Configuration Management
5 20 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 16 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 14 (8.75%) DevOps
8 13 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.13%) Use Case
9 12 (7.50%) ITSM
10 11 (6.88%) Project Management
11 10 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.63%) SDLC
12 9 (5.63%) SOA
13 8 (5.00%) Capacity Management
13 8 (5.00%) Change Management
13 8 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.38%) SQL
2 42 (26.25%) PowerShell
3 17 (10.63%) VBScript
4 10 (6.25%) Python
5 9 (5.63%) C#
5 9 (5.63%) Ruby
6 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 58 (36.25%) SC Cleared
3 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (10.63%) MCSE
5 14 (8.75%) Degree
6 12 (7.50%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.38%) MCTS
8 6 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.50%) MCITP
10 4 (2.50%) MCP
11 3 (1.88%) CCA
11 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.88%) MCAD
11 3 (1.88%) MCPD
12 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.63%) ISEB
13 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (56.88%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.25%) NFS
4 18 (11.25%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (9.38%) XenApp
6 12 (7.50%) Docker
7 7 (4.38%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.75%) vSphere
9 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.13%) XenServer
10 4 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.50%) Firmware
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.63%) Postfix
12 1 (0.63%) qmail
12 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 88 (55.00%) SCCM
2 22 (13.75%) Tivoli
3 17 (10.63%) Puppet
4 14 (8.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (8.13%) SCSM
5 13 (8.13%) SCVMM
6 12 (7.50%) SCDPM
6 12 (7.50%) SCOrch
7 11 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (5.63%) OVSD
9 8 (5.00%) WSUS
10 7 (4.38%) Ansible
10 7 (4.38%) Backup Exec
10 7 (4.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (3.75%) NetBackup
12 5 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (3.13%) WMI
13 4 (2.50%) Nagios
14 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 129 (80.63%) Microsoft
2 66 (41.25%) VMware
3 44 (27.50%) HP
4 22 (13.75%) Citrix
5 19 (11.88%) Cisco
5 19 (11.88%) Oracle
6 18 (11.25%) IBM
6 18 (11.25%) NetApp
7 15 (9.38%) Serena
8 14 (8.75%) CA
8 14 (8.75%) EMC
9 10 (6.25%) Symantec
10 9 (5.63%) Dell
11 8 (5.00%) Splunk
12 7 (4.38%) Veeam
13 5 (3.13%) Acronis
13 5 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.13%) CommVault
13 5 (3.13%) F5
13 5 (3.13%) Intel Security
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