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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 88 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 1.24% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.61% 21.33% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £238 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.09% 5.81% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 41
Average daily rate £238 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £177 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% -53.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 5 £238 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) SCCM
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) vSphere
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Dell
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (20.00%) Altiris
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (20.00%) NetApp
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Contact Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SCSM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (20.00%) Altiris
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (10.00%) Tableau
7 1 (5.00%) HP