The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 47 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.87% 14.81% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £200 £188 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.46% +0.37%
SCOM
Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 27 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.62% 4.66% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 48
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the South Wales region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cardiff +4 2 £400 +113.33%
Newport +16 1 £200 -
SCOM
Wales

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper