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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.26% 0.53% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 12.50% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
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
44 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.77% 4.22% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 16
Average daily rate £400 £278 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -13.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 September 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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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 -10 2 - -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SCCM
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) PKI
6 4 (30.77%) VLAN
6 4 (30.77%) JOnAS
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) JOnAS
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Server Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) OCP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (15.38%) RHCE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSD
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) UAG
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOrch
2 3 (23.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) SAP