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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 71 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% 6.12% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£250 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £31.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -0.17%
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
84 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.12% 6.05% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 20
Average daily rate £405 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £138 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 - £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 - £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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 -7 2 £325 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) CCA
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) FCoE
4 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) Banking

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
1 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (30.00%) FCoE
1 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCA
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp