The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 78 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.81% 12.31% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £338 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
104 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.67% 7.79% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 42
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £27.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
South East

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -19 5 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Hyperic
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Hyperic
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Intel