The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 44 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 3.14% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 30.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.27% 10.47% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Average daily rate £140 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - - 2
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee