The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 45 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.25% 2.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.17% 9.09% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £296
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -1.72%
SCOM
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
24 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.47% 2.70% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 17
Average daily rate £375 £140 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -54.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £136 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £148 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (96.77%) IIS
3 29 (93.55%) E-Commerce
4 28 (90.32%) Windows
5 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
6 26 (83.87%) SCCM
7 22 (70.97%) DHCP
7 22 (70.97%) FTP
7 22 (70.97%) DNS
7 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (48.39%) Web Services
9 14 (45.16%) .NET
9 14 (45.16%) Akamai
10 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
11 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
12 8 (25.81%) SLA
13 4 (12.90%) Retail
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.90%) DevOps
13 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
14 3 (9.68%) Database Security
14 3 (9.68%) Project Management
14 3 (9.68%) Legal
15 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
16 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
16 1 (3.23%) Electronics
16 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
16 1 (3.23%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 30 (96.77%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) DHCP
1 22 (70.97%) FTP
1 22 (70.97%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) Web Engineer
3 14 (45.16%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Web Services
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps
2 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Database Security
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (83.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Akamai
3 1 (3.23%) SAP