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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 46 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.55% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.13% 9.52% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.67% +6.75%
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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
39 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.65% 5.74% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 13
Average daily rate £400 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 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 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (44.44%) PKI
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) IPv6
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Server Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSD
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC