The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 31 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.82% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.88% 11.83% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 9
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£313 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £355 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.09 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -20.77%
SCOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
285 169 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.80% 6.96% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 70 101
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £259 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £22.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Reading -9 19 £293 -24.51% 1
Slough - 5 £515 -
Newbury - 2 £413 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (46.34%) Windows
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) SCCM
3 17 (41.46%) Hyper-V
4 14 (34.15%) Service Management
5 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Office 365
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.95%) ITSM
7 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
7 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) VMware
8 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (19.51%) Network Security
9 7 (17.07%) Lync
9 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.07%) SAN
9 7 (17.07%) MS Office
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 6 (14.63%) Cisco
10 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (14.63%) Problem Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Lync
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP CCM
1 3 (7.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) Network Security
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) Skype
6 2 (4.88%) SNMP
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Incident Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Service Management
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) ITSM
2 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) ERP
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) WFM
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MOS
5 3 (7.32%) MCTS
5 3 (7.32%) MCITP
5 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Hyper-V
2 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (7.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.32%) Nagios
2 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.32%) WSUS
3 2 (4.88%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) CA
4 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
4 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) McAfee
4 3 (7.32%) BT
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
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