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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 68 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.84% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 18.52% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£400 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +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%
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
38 27 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.83% 4.52% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 18
Average daily rate £331 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 1 £400 +6.66%
Huntingdon - - - - 1
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (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

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (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