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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.47% 10.33% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £405 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
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
246 213 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.46% 6.97% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 119 120
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £32.80 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 7 £335 +5.09% 3
Gloucestershire +8 2 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (94.12%) SCCM
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
6 8 (47.06%) Office 365
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (11.76%) SCSM
11 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
11 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) V-Model
11 2 (11.76%) ISTQB

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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Writer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) vSphere
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCSM
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk