The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.51% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £361
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +103.33%
Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.38% 7.94% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 2
Average daily rate £352 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £120 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCOM
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SCOM
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

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat