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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing SCSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.077% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.55% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
209 220 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.27% 8.45% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 90
Average daily rate £375 £325 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -35.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (100.00%) SCOM
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) VBScript
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) WMI
5 6 (50.00%) MCTS
5 6 (50.00%) MCITP
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Service Management
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (50.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (41.67%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) MOM
7 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (41.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCTS
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) SCOM
2 8 (66.67%) WMI
3 3 (25.00%) MOM
3 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft