The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 45 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 0.54% -
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -19.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.32% 9.76% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 15
Average daily rate £375 £364 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +32.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £223 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware