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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 114 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.91% 5.56% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Median daily rate £418 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £197 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +48.36%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
278 234 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.62% 7.13% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 156
Median daily rate £378 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +34.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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
Wiltshire +7 14 £450 -18.18% 1
Gloucestershire +8 5 £350 +125.80% 1
Dorset -2 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 21 (63.64%) SCCM
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) DNS
6 11 (33.33%) DHCP
6 11 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) Sun
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 10 (30.30%) Solaris
7 10 (30.30%) Office 365
8 9 (27.27%) vSphere
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) Migration
9 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) IBM

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 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DHCP
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (30.30%) Solaris
5 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
1 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.06%) V-Model
6 1 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCDA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) vSphere
4 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.06%) Firmware
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) XenApp
8 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) SCCM
2 11 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (21.21%) Control-M
4 4 (12.12%) WSUS
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SCSM
6 2 (6.06%) Netcool
6 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
6 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
6 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
6 2 (6.06%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.03%) Nagios
7 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Sun
3 7 (21.21%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Murex
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam