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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 51 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 1.23% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.32% 12.24% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.28
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -20.07%
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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
94 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.32% 10.02% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 16
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCA
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) FCoE
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) CCA
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp