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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 83 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 0.27% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.63% 3.41% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £296
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -1.72%
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
142 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.59% 7.84% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 31
Average daily rate £375 £340 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +32.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 +4 7 £450 - 1
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (38.10%) SCCM
4 7 (33.33%) IIS
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) SLA
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 6 (28.57%) Clustering
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (23.81%) ISA Server
7 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
7 4 (19.05%) MCSE
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (19.05%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Broadband
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) QMS
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 5 (23.81%) ISA Server
4 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
2 4 (19.05%) SCOrch
3 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Intel
5 3 (14.29%) AppSense
5 3 (14.29%) IronPort
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy