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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 75 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.58% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.93% 8.00% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£398 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +13.20%
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
141 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.39% 7.25% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 26 30
Average daily rate £290 £370 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +16.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £163 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 21 November 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
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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 -1 14 £398 -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000 Server
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
2 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
2 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Intel
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000
2 10 (58.82%) MCSE
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Windows NT
2 10 (58.82%) SLA
3 9 (52.94%) IIS
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
3 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
3 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) ISA Server
3 9 (52.94%) NAS
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (52.94%) BladeLogic
4 6 (35.29%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) IIS
1 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
1 9 (52.94%) NAS
2 5 (29.41%) Broadband
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000
1 10 (58.82%) Windows NT
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Change Management
1 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MCSE
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
3 9 (52.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) BladeLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Intel
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) IronPort