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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 187 183 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing SCOM 76 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.91% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.23% 8.46% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
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
1051 1017 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.81% 10.81% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 568 417
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 30
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

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 1 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 1 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 +12 31 £344 +1.17% 3
Berkshire +3 16 £385 +35.08% 2
Surrey -12 16 £434 +5.21% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £470 +15.47% 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £323 +7.50%
West Sussex -7 3 £434 +8.50%
Kent - 1 £434 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 119 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (61.49%) Active Directory
3 90 (60.81%) Windows
3 90 (60.81%) SCCM
4 67 (45.27%) Security Cleared
5 65 (43.92%) VMware
6 59 (39.86%) SQL
7 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
8 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
9 46 (31.08%) PowerShell
10 44 (29.73%) HP
11 43 (29.05%) DNS
11 43 (29.05%) MS Excel
11 43 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (22.30%) ITIL
15 31 (20.95%) DHCP
15 31 (20.95%) Service Management
16 28 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
17 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (16.22%) Hyper-V
18 24 (16.22%) Citrix
19 23 (15.54%) VMS
19 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
20 21 (14.19%) Linux
21 20 (13.51%) Cisco
21 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (13.51%) Tivoli

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 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.76%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.73%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.05%) IIS
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (29.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (8.78%) PaaS
4 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (8.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.05%) DNS
2 31 (20.95%) DHCP
3 17 (11.49%) VPN
4 16 (10.81%) iSCSI
4 16 (10.81%) LAN
5 15 (10.14%) Firewall
6 14 (9.46%) WAN
7 13 (8.78%) SNMP
8 12 (8.11%) SAN
9 10 (6.76%) VLAN
10 7 (4.73%) Network Security
11 6 (4.05%) LDAP
11 6 (4.05%) MPLS
11 6 (4.05%) VoIP
12 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
13 4 (2.70%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
16 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (8.78%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.35%) MySQL
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) DB2
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.76%) JIRA
3 9 (6.08%) Ant
3 9 (6.08%) Hudson
3 9 (6.08%) Maven
3 9 (6.08%) Subversion
4 8 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.73%) NUnit
6 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Back Office
2 3 (2.03%) Banking
2 3 (2.03%) French Language
2 3 (2.03%) German Language
2 3 (2.03%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.35%) Military
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.89%) Architect
2 16 (10.81%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (9.46%) Azure DevOps
3 14 (9.46%) Consultant
3 14 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Developer
9 7 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Service Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) .NET
2 11 (7.43%) XML
3 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (4.73%) CSS
3 7 (4.73%) HTML
3 7 (4.73%) jQuery
3 7 (4.73%) Web Services
4 5 (3.38%) ADO.NET
5 4 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.68%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 12 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.05%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.05%) Replication
7 5 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.70%) Clustering
9 3 (2.03%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.68%) PKI
11 1 (0.68%) RIA
11 1 (0.68%) Statistics
11 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 90 (60.81%) Windows
2 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.54%) VMS
6 21 (14.19%) Linux
7 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.76%) Unix
9 9 (6.08%) CentOS
9 9 (6.08%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.03%) AIX
11 3 (2.03%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) HPUX
13 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.30%) ITIL
2 31 (20.95%) Service Management
3 28 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
5 19 (12.84%) Software Deployment
6 18 (12.16%) Virtual Environments
7 17 (11.49%) DevOps
8 16 (10.81%) Use Case
9 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.76%) ITSM
10 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.41%) Capacity Management
11 8 (5.41%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.41%) SDLC
11 8 (5.41%) SOA
12 7 (4.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.86%) SQL
2 46 (31.08%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.81%) VBScript
4 13 (8.78%) Python
5 12 (8.11%) Ruby
6 8 (5.41%) C#
7 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.05%) Perl
9 5 (3.38%) VB
10 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Java
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (45.27%) Security Cleared
2 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.46%) MCSE
5 13 (8.78%) Degree
5 13 (8.78%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.73%) MCTS
7 6 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.38%) MCITP
9 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.03%) CCA
10 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.03%) MCAD
10 3 (2.03%) MCPD
11 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (61.49%) Active Directory
2 43 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.14%) Docker
4 15 (10.14%) NFS
4 15 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (9.46%) XenApp
6 9 (6.08%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.41%) XenServer
8 7 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.38%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.70%) vSphere
11 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.68%) KVM
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.68%) Postfix
12 1 (0.68%) qmail
12 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 90 (60.81%) SCCM
2 20 (13.51%) Puppet
2 20 (13.51%) Tivoli
3 17 (11.49%) SCOrch
4 14 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.46%) WSUS
5 13 (8.78%) SCSM
5 13 (8.78%) SCVMM
6 12 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (8.11%) SCDPM
7 10 (6.76%) Ansible
8 9 (6.08%) OVSD
9 7 (4.73%) Backup Exec
10 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (3.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Nagios
11 5 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (3.38%) WMI
12 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 119 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 65 (43.92%) VMware
3 44 (29.73%) HP
4 24 (16.22%) Citrix
5 20 (13.51%) Cisco
6 17 (11.49%) Oracle
7 16 (10.81%) Dell
7 16 (10.81%) IBM
8 13 (8.78%) Serena
9 12 (8.11%) CA
9 12 (8.11%) NetApp
10 11 (7.43%) Splunk
11 10 (6.76%) Symantec
12 9 (6.08%) EMC
13 6 (4.05%) Intel Security
14 5 (3.38%) Acronis
14 5 (3.38%) Barracuda Networks
14 5 (3.38%) CommVault
14 5 (3.38%) F5
14 5 (3.38%) LogRhythm
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