The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 93 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.35% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 5.62% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.09 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-20.34% +3.27%
SCOM
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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
76 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.90% 6.24% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 46
Average daily rate £451 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.62 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% -54.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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
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 6 July 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
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) iptables
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Pacemaker
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Lync
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (33.33%) iptables
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 3 (25.00%) Pacemaker
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) VMware