The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 67 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.82% 13.64% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £438 £260 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% -9.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.63% 3.44% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 48
Average daily rate £400 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
South West

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

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) WMI
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware