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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 20 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 32 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.67% - 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 58.18% - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +6.75%
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
55 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.46% 4.69% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 4 12
Average daily rate £363 £298 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 26 £350 - 1
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) SCCM
3 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) E-Commerce
4 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
5 21 (63.64%) IIS
5 21 (63.64%) DHCP
5 21 (63.64%) DNS
6 18 (54.55%) ITIL
7 17 (51.52%) FTP
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
10 9 (27.27%) SLA
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (18.18%) .NET
13 5 (15.15%) Legal
13 5 (15.15%) Publishing
13 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
13 5 (15.15%) Akamai
13 5 (15.15%) Database Security
13 5 (15.15%) DevOps
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (12.12%) SAN
14 4 (12.12%) CommVault
15 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 3 (9.09%) VPN
15 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (63.64%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) DHCP
1 21 (63.64%) DNS
2 17 (51.52%) FTP
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
General
1 5 (15.15%) Legal
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Web Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) E-Commerce
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Database Security
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (81.82%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Akamai
3 4 (12.12%) CommVault
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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