The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 61 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.45% 14.52% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£250 £400 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
SCOM
East of England

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

Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
55 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.62% 8.86% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 23
Average daily rate £275 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £285 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Cambridgeshire region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 1 £250 -37.50% 1
Peterborough +1 1 £250 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco