The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Cambridge region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 1.55% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.38% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.77% 11.92% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 9
Average daily rate £388 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
Cambridgeshire

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 April 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) PKI
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) OCP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
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