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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 200 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 56 85 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.69% 8.34% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 43
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
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
837 1019 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 10.82% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 495 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 49
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 20 £402 +0.43% 3
Surrey -5 14 £262 -30.06% 4
Hampshire +12 8 £295 -1.66% 3
Kent -3 5 £450 -
Middlesex - 5 £488 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £379 +62.03% 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 93 (76.23%) SCCM
2 85 (69.67%) Windows
3 84 (68.85%) Microsoft
4 80 (65.57%) Active Directory
5 58 (47.54%) Windows Server
6 53 (43.44%) PowerShell
7 52 (42.62%) VMware
8 48 (39.34%) SQL
9 44 (36.07%) Hyper-V
10 42 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (27.05%) Puppet
14 31 (25.41%) Ruby
14 31 (25.41%) ITIL
15 30 (24.59%) Service Management
16 28 (22.95%) SCVMM
17 27 (22.13%) Firewall
18 26 (21.31%) Linux
18 26 (21.31%) Dell
19 25 (20.49%) DNS
19 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
19 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (19.67%) MS Exchange
21 22 (18.03%) Citrix
21 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (17.21%) Migration
22 21 (17.21%) vSphere

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.57%) OpenStack
3 16 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.38%) IIS
5 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (16.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.13%) Firewall
2 25 (20.49%) DNS
3 18 (14.75%) LAN
4 17 (13.93%) DHCP
4 17 (13.93%) WAN
5 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.38%) SAN
6 9 (7.38%) VPN
7 6 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.10%) LDAP
8 5 (4.10%) Network Security
9 4 (3.28%) VLAN
10 3 (2.46%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.64%) FTP
11 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.64%) SMTP
11 2 (1.64%) SSL
11 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) DB2
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Ant
1 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
1 18 (14.75%) Hudson
1 18 (14.75%) Jenkins
1 18 (14.75%) JIRA
1 18 (14.75%) Maven
1 18 (14.75%) Subversion
2 4 (3.28%) Introscope
3 2 (1.64%) NUnit
3 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.82%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Electronics
2 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.10%) Marketing
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (13.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Administrator
6 11 (9.02%) Consultant
7 10 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Incident Manager
9 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Server Support
11 6 (4.92%) Architect
12 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 5 (4.10%) Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Senior IT Support
13 4 (3.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.28%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) Middleware
2 8 (6.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.64%) CSS
3 2 (1.64%) HTML
3 2 (1.64%) jQuery
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.28%) Clustering
7 4 (3.28%) e-Health
8 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.46%) PKI
9 2 (1.64%) DataPower
9 2 (1.64%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.64%) FMCG
9 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (69.67%) Windows
2 58 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (21.31%) Linux
5 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (16.39%) VMS
7 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (9.02%) Unix
9 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.74%) Windows 10
11 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) ITIL
2 30 (24.59%) Service Management
3 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.21%) DevOps
4 21 (17.21%) Migration
5 19 (15.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (14.75%) Software Deployment
7 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (12.30%) Use Case
9 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
9 14 (11.48%) ITSM
10 13 (10.66%) Problem Management
11 11 (9.02%) ITIL V3
12 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (5.74%) Change Management
14 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.10%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) PowerShell
2 48 (39.34%) SQL
3 31 (25.41%) Ruby
4 18 (14.75%) Python
5 5 (4.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.30%) DV Cleared
4 14 (11.48%) MCSE
5 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.38%) MCSA
7 5 (4.10%) MCITP
8 3 (2.46%) CCNA
8 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.46%) Degree
9 2 (1.64%) CCA
9 2 (1.64%) CCSE
9 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.64%) MCP
9 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) MCTS
10 1 (0.82%) MOS
10 1 (0.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 80 (65.57%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.07%) Hyper-V
3 42 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (17.21%) vSphere
5 19 (15.57%) Docker
6 10 (8.20%) VMware ESX
6 10 (8.20%) XenApp
6 10 (8.20%) XenServer
7 7 (5.74%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 93 (76.23%) SCCM
2 33 (27.05%) Puppet
3 28 (22.95%) SCVMM
4 20 (16.39%) Ansible
4 20 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (11.48%) Windows Intune
6 12 (9.84%) SCOrch
7 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (7.38%) WSUS
8 4 (3.28%) CA Wily
8 4 (3.28%) SCDPM
9 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.46%) Nagios
10 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.64%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.82%) DatAdvantage
11 1 (0.82%) SCSM
11 1 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 84 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (42.62%) VMware
3 26 (21.31%) Dell
4 22 (18.03%) Citrix
5 19 (15.57%) Splunk
6 18 (14.75%) Oracle
7 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
7 14 (11.48%) RightScale
8 12 (9.84%) CA
9 10 (8.20%) HP
10 9 (7.38%) Cisco
11 7 (5.74%) Remedy
11 7 (5.74%) SAP
12 6 (4.92%) iManage
13 5 (4.10%) Nimsoft
14 4 (3.28%) IBM
14 4 (3.28%) NetQoS
14 4 (3.28%) Symantec
15 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.46%) ServiceNow
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