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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 141 143 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.072% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 3.35% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £438 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +69.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £444 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
227 209 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.14% 6.55% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 137 147
Median daily rate £425 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
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 £66.50 £38.25 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 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
Bristol +6 1 £325 -25.71% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £425 +41.66%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Solaris
2 9 (47.37%) Sun
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) SCCM
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (36.84%) Control-M
4 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL

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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Solaris
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCDA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
2 8 (42.11%) SCCM
3 7 (36.84%) Control-M
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Netcool
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (10.53%) WSUS
5 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.26%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (5.26%) SCSM
5 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
1 9 (47.37%) Sun
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Murex
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.26%) Varonis
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Wyse