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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 195 202 165
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs citing SCOM 44 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.77% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.24% 8.24% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 46
Median daily rate £350 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Median hourly rate £55.65 £37.09 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.04% -11.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £34.00 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+63.70% +22.15%
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
840 886 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.84% 9.34% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 469 608
Median daily rate £425 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 40
Median hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SCOM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
Oxfordshire +13 14 £225 -18.18%
Hampshire +21 10 £463 +18.58% 2
Berkshire -11 7 £500 +22.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £500 +42.85%
Surrey 0 4 £338 -11.47%
Kent +1 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 83 (71.55%) Microsoft
2 79 (68.10%) Windows
3 72 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 72 (62.07%) SCCM
4 50 (43.10%) VMware
5 48 (41.38%) Windows Server
6 47 (40.52%) ITIL
7 46 (39.66%) DNS
8 43 (37.07%) DHCP
9 35 (30.17%) SQL
9 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
10 33 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (25.86%) PowerShell
11 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (25.86%) Hyper-V
11 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
12 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (18.97%) SC Cleared
14 21 (18.10%) Office 365
15 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.38%) Citrix
16 18 (15.52%) Linux
17 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (13.79%) Skype for Business
19 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (12.93%) SAN
19 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
19 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
19 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS

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 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.10%) Office 365
3 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.62%) IaaS
5 5 (4.31%) PaaS
6 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (39.66%) DNS
2 43 (37.07%) DHCP
3 15 (12.93%) SAN
4 12 (10.34%) Kerberos
4 12 (10.34%) LDAP
5 9 (7.76%) iSCSI
6 8 (6.90%) SNMP
7 7 (6.03%) Skype
7 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.03%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.17%) VoIP
9 5 (4.31%) LAN
9 5 (4.31%) NAS
9 5 (4.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (4.31%) VPN
9 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 5 (4.31%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.45%) Firewall
10 4 (3.45%) Network Security
11 3 (2.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) DataStax
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.72%) HBase
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.31%) NUnit
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Back Office
3 3 (2.59%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (9.48%) Consultant
3 10 (8.62%) Architect
3 10 (8.62%) VMware Specialist
4 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (6.90%) Administrator
4 8 (6.90%) Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.03%) Designer
5 7 (6.03%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Lync Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Web Services
2 9 (7.76%) .NET
3 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.31%) CSS
3 5 (4.31%) HTML
3 5 (4.31%) jQuery
3 5 (4.31%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.86%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) BYOD
2 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.76%) Clustering
4 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.76%) PKI
5 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (3.45%) Replication
6 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Fintech
8 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (68.10%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.52%) Linux
6 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.62%) Mac OS X
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.31%) VMS
11 4 (3.45%) AIX
11 4 (3.45%) CentOS
11 4 (3.45%) Unix
12 3 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.21%) Migration
4 13 (11.21%) Service Design
5 12 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (9.48%) Patch Management
7 9 (7.76%) Email Filtering
7 9 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 8 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (6.03%) Analytics
9 7 (6.03%) Project Management
9 7 (6.03%) Server Building
9 7 (6.03%) SOA
10 6 (5.17%) Change Management
10 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) SQL
2 30 (25.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) C#
3 7 (6.03%) VBScript
4 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.72%) Java
5 2 (1.72%) Python
5 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
4 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.76%) MCSE
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.03%) MCP
7 5 (4.31%) Degree
8 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (12.07%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (12.07%) XenApp
5 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.90%) vSphere
6 5 (4.31%) Firmware
7 4 (3.45%) vCloud
7 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.59%) Docker
8 3 (2.59%) NFS
8 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.72%) HDFS
9 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (62.07%) SCCM
2 11 (9.48%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.03%) SCSM
3 7 (6.03%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.17%) SCDPM
4 6 (5.17%) SCOrch
4 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.31%) WSUS
6 4 (3.45%) AppDNA
6 4 (3.45%) EdgeSight
6 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.45%) Puppet
7 3 (2.59%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.59%) vRealize
8 2 (1.72%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 83 (71.55%) Microsoft
2 50 (43.10%) VMware
3 19 (16.38%) Citrix
4 14 (12.07%) EMC
4 14 (12.07%) HP
5 13 (11.21%) NetApp
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle
6 8 (6.90%) Veeam
7 7 (6.03%) Dell
8 5 (4.31%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.31%) Sonus
9 4 (3.45%) arcserve
9 4 (3.45%) CA
9 4 (3.45%) Remedy
9 4 (3.45%) Serena
9 4 (3.45%) Veritas
9 4 (3.45%) Wyse
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
10 3 (2.59%) Symantec
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