The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 120 137 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing SCOM 31 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.20% 4.33% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £290 £380 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £410 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.09 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +31.29%
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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
337 300 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.51% 9.43% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 193 107
Median daily rate £450 £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +18 23 £290 -23.68% 4
East Yorkshire - 7 £288 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 38 (84.44%) SCCM
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 26 (57.78%) PowerShell
4 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (46.67%) VMware
6 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
7 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
10 11 (24.44%) Office 365
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.56%) IIS
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (13.33%) SAN
13 6 (13.33%) Citrix
13 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
13 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
13 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.56%) IIS
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) InfoPath
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 5 (11.11%) Skype
3 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) DTS
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) DBA
2 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
3 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Administrator
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (4.44%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Security Technician
4 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.67%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Android
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (8.89%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.44%) People Management
6 2 (4.44%) Release Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCSA
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCDST
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.44%) Docker
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.44%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (84.44%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.67%) SCSM
3 3 (6.67%) vRealize
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) EMC
4 5 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Symantec
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Splunk
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) Intel
8 1 (2.22%) Polycom
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy