The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 347 322
Rank change year-on-year +44 -25  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 95 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.46% 3.87% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 67
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2131 2168 1849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.01% 9.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1518 1279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in London

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
City of London -5 14 £450 +13.92% 5
West End of London - 6 £500 -
Greenwich - 2 £425 -
Hendon - 1 £600 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 111 (66.47%) Windows
2 97 (58.08%) SCCM
3 93 (55.69%) Active Directory
4 89 (53.29%) Microsoft
5 84 (50.30%) SQL
6 72 (43.11%) SQL Server
7 65 (38.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 62 (37.13%) PowerShell
9 53 (31.74%) Office 365
9 53 (31.74%) Windows Server
10 50 (29.94%) DNS
11 43 (25.75%) VPN
11 43 (25.75%) Hyper-V
12 42 (25.15%) VMware
13 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
14 39 (23.35%) SC Cleared
15 38 (22.75%) DHCP
16 34 (20.36%) ITIL
16 34 (20.36%) PKI
17 33 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
18 32 (19.16%) Finance
18 32 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Intune
20 29 (17.37%) Windows 10
21 28 (16.77%) IaaS
22 26 (15.57%) Replication
22 26 (15.57%) HP
23 25 (14.97%) Migration

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 23 (13.77%) Skype for Business
2 20 (11.98%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (10.18%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.59%) IIS
6 4 (2.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.20%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.58%) MS Office
3 7 (4.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (38.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (31.74%) Office 365
3 28 (16.77%) IaaS
4 13 (7.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (4.79%) PaaS
7 6 (3.59%) GitHub
8 5 (2.99%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.20%) SaaS
11 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.94%) DNS
2 43 (25.75%) VPN
3 38 (22.75%) DHCP
4 22 (13.17%) Firewall
5 16 (9.58%) SAN
6 9 (5.39%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.39%) Network Security
7 7 (4.19%) Skype
8 6 (3.59%) WAN
9 4 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.40%) Internet
9 4 (2.40%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.80%) DMZ
10 3 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.80%) IPsec
10 3 (1.80%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.80%) LDAP
10 3 (1.80%) VoIP
11 2 (1.20%) SNMP
12 1 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (43.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) MySQL
2 8 (4.79%) Power BI
3 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.59%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (3.59%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.80%) Big Data
6 3 (1.80%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.80%) DocumentDB
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) FxCop
4 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.20%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Architect
2 31 (18.56%) Technical Architect
3 26 (15.57%) Consultant
4 21 (12.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 17 (10.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (9.58%) Office 365 Architect
7 15 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Administrator
9 11 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) DBA
10 10 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.79%) Azure Consultant
12 8 (4.79%) Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (4.79%) Server Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) HTML
2 8 (4.79%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) XML
3 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.80%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.80%) WAP
4 2 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.36%) PKI
2 26 (15.57%) Replication
3 18 (10.78%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.98%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.20%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.20%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 111 (66.47%) Windows
2 53 (31.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (17.37%) Windows 10
6 18 (10.78%) Linux
7 9 (5.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.80%) Unix
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) ITIL
2 25 (14.97%) Migration
3 24 (14.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (13.17%) DevOps
5 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.78%) TOGAF
7 14 (8.38%) Server Building
8 13 (7.78%) SIEM
9 11 (6.59%) Change Management
9 11 (6.59%) High Availability
9 11 (6.59%) Service Management
10 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.79%) OOD
12 7 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.19%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (3.59%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.59%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.59%) Project Management
14 5 (2.99%) Operations Management
14 5 (2.99%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.30%) SQL
2 62 (37.13%) PowerShell
3 22 (13.17%) C
4 15 (8.98%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.59%) Java
6 9 (5.39%) C#
6 9 (5.39%) Ruby
7 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 5 (2.99%) Python
9 3 (1.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) Korn
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
2 39 (23.35%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.78%) MCSE
5 8 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.99%) Degree
7 5 (2.99%) MCITP
8 4 (2.40%) CCNA
8 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.80%) MCSD
10 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.20%) MCSA
11 1 (0.60%) CBAP
11 1 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.60%) IIBA
11 1 (0.60%) ISEB
11 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.60%) VCP5
11 1 (0.60%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) SLA
2 8 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) GCP
3 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (55.69%) Active Directory
2 43 (25.75%) Hyper-V
3 33 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.98%) XenApp
5 10 (5.99%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.39%) vSphere
7 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.40%) NFS
9 3 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.80%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.20%) Docker
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.20%) vCloud
10 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.60%) UAG
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 97 (58.08%) SCCM
2 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (10.18%) SCVMM
4 15 (8.98%) SCOrch
5 13 (7.78%) Nagios
5 13 (7.78%) Puppet
6 12 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (5.39%) WSUS
9 8 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (4.19%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Ansible
11 5 (2.99%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.99%) SCSM
12 4 (2.40%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (2.40%) vRealize
13 3 (1.80%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.80%) Simpana
Vendors
1 89 (53.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.15%) VMware
3 26 (15.57%) HP
4 18 (10.78%) Oracle
5 17 (10.18%) Citrix
6 16 (9.58%) Cisco
7 12 (7.19%) Symantec
8 9 (5.39%) NetApp
8 9 (5.39%) SAP
9 8 (4.79%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.19%) EMC
10 7 (4.19%) ServiceNow
10 7 (4.19%) Sybase
11 6 (3.59%) Splunk
12 5 (2.99%) Dell
12 5 (2.99%) Sophos
13 4 (2.40%) BMC
13 4 (2.40%) CommVault
14 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
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