The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 27 22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 4.65% 2.14%
As % of the Systems Management category - 20.41% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +6.42%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Systems Management Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.03% 22.79% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 6
Average daily rate £427 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% -5.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Chester region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL