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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 87 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.61% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 8.04% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -6.55%
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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
110 112 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.02% 7.55% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 62 18
Average daily rate £373 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+238.63% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £65 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £370 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £29.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Northamptonshire - 8 £450 -
Leicestershire +5 1 £300 -25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) SCCM
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Lync
5 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (26.09%) Clustering
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
7 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
7 5 (21.74%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (21.74%) WSUS
8 4 (17.39%) MCSE
8 4 (17.39%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Lync
3 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
5 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) BCP
4 1 (4.35%) CAD
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) VCP4
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
3 5 (21.74%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (13.04%) Docker
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Websense
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco