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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 69 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
SCOM
South West

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
56 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.57% 6.70% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 14
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware