The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 43 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 0.28% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 3.45% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -18.96%
SCOM
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.86% 8.12% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 16
Average daily rate £463 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £229 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MOF
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware