The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 68 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.15% 2.38% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£319 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.27% +10.00%
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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 Bristol region.

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.61% 5.03% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 18
Average daily rate £375 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MOM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCT
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix