The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / South West
Rank 132 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 4.61% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.03%

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
184 217 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.13% 7.25% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 156 127
Median daily rate £395 £370 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.25 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the South West region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +5 1 £425 +13.33%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (75.00%) Control-M
1 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Varonis
4 1 (12.50%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Fat Client

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Control-M
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Varonis
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse