The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 31 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.74% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 1.72% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
SCOM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.94% 13.65% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 7
Average daily rate £375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) VMS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) NetScaler

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
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