The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 East Midlands 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 83 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.97% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.14% 13.59% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -16.00%
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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
114 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.88% 7.11% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 28
Average daily rate £335 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £106 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.62 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.47% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £21.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £30.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £275 +10.00%
Leicestershire - 2 £320 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £374 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) DNS
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Websense