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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 103 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing SCSM 22 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.24% 0.85% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £37.50
SCSM
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
267 235 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.30% 8.93% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 60
Average daily rate £400 £311 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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
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 SCSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
Bracknell - - - - 1
SCSM
South East

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (100.00%) SCOM
2 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) WMI
4 11 (50.00%) VBScript
4 11 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (50.00%) SCOrch
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) MCTS
5 8 (36.36%) MCITP
5 8 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (36.36%) MCSE
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 7 (31.82%) Clustering
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) MOM
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
8 3 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (4.55%) SCVMM

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DHCP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Escalation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
1 8 (36.36%) MCTS
1 8 (36.36%) MCITP
1 8 (36.36%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (100.00%) SCOM
2 11 (50.00%) WMI
2 11 (50.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (18.18%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
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