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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 98 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.54% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.90% 11.11% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
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£305 £249 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -0.91%
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
102 72 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.09% 4.83% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 28
Average daily rate £475 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 2 £300 +26.31%
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £305 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £500 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Clustering
3 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Google
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) iptables
5 4 (26.67%) Lync
5 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Pacemaker
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Docker
3 4 (26.67%) iptables
4 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
3 3 (20.00%) Pacemaker
4 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint