The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM 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 SCSM over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank - 124 -
Contract jobs citing SCSM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.041% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+46.47% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
237 193 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.95% 7.91% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 88 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £206 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -53.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £9.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £19.68 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SCSM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCSM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SCSM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCSM 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 SCSM.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) WMI
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MOM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCSM 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 SCSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) WMI
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft