The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 76 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.88% - 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.80% - 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£234 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
SCOM
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
102 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.95% 6.38% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 28
Average daily rate £349 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Buckinghamshire region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes - 9 £234 - 2
High Wycombe - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 11 (50.00%) Clustering
4 11 (50.00%) Change Management
4 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (50.00%) SLA
4 11 (50.00%) Citrix
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 11 (50.00%) IIS
4 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (50.00%) Windows NT
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Intel
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) Terminal Services
7 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (36.36%) ISA Server
7 8 (36.36%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) NAS
7 8 (36.36%) BladeLogic

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (50.00%) IIS
2 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
1 8 (36.36%) NAS
2 4 (18.18%) Broadband
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 11 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Change Management
1 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) QMS
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VB
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCSE
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (36.36%) Terminal Services
4 8 (36.36%) ISA Server
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) BladeLogic
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) Intel
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) AppSense
4 3 (13.64%) IronPort