The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London / City of London
Rank 139 136 166
Rank change year-on-year -3 +30  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.44% 6.40% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Median daily rate £450 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £369
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.45% +51.20%  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 344 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.39% 10.44% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 248 317
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SCOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCOM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) SCCM
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) XenApp
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
10 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 5 (21.74%) HTML
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) Firewall
10 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
10 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) IaaS
10 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 4 (17.39%) SCOrch
11 4 (17.39%) Power BI
11 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Skype for Business
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) IaaS
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
3 4 (17.39%) SCOrch
4 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.04%) SCSM
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (8.70%) WSUS
6 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
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