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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.30% 1.52% 1.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 23.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -15.96%
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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
12 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.64% 6.38% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle