The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 81 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 1.41% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 9.76% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Median daily rate £280 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.12% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £339 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £47.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
173 205 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.81% 14.42% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 125 67
Median daily rate £450 £388 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £27.38 £15.50 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.61% -66.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Guildford +2 2 £280 -1.66%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 19 (82.61%) SCCM
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 7 (30.43%) MCSE
7 7 (30.43%) HP
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
9 5 (21.74%) NAS
9 5 (21.74%) XenApp
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (21.74%) MCP
9 5 (21.74%) VB
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (21.74%) Firmware
9 5 (21.74%) Server Building

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) NAS
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) Converged Networks
6 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) VMS
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Server Building
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) CCA
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Firmware
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) SCOrch
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) arcserve
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) Veeam
6 3 (13.04%) Splunk
7 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Software AG
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Wyse