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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.18% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 39.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% +5.18%
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
41 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.15% 8.33% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 6
Average daily rate £363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014. 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 - 15 £350 - 2
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) SCCM
5 12 (70.59%) DNS
5 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
5 12 (70.59%) DHCP
6 11 (64.71%) FTP
6 11 (64.71%) IIS
7 9 (52.94%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) SLA
8 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Legal
9 3 (17.65%) Database Security
10 2 (11.76%) DevOps
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) Publishing
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) Akamai
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) SAN
10 2 (11.76%) CommVault
11 1 (5.88%) NetApp
11 1 (5.88%) Thin Client

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Database Security
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) CommVault
2 2 (11.76%) Akamai
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Wyse
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
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