The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 110 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing SCOM 18 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.42% 1.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.86% 4.84% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
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£400 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £296
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -3.27%
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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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
140 248 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.38% 8.61% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 128 93
Average daily rate £345 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £147 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £31.56 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 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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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
Hertfordshire +8 6 £450 - 2
Suffolk - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £250 - 2
Essex +11 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -6 2 £425 -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
3 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (57.33%) SCCM
5 35 (46.67%) DNS
6 31 (41.33%) DHCP
6 31 (41.33%) IIS
7 30 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (29.33%) FTP
10 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 18 (24.00%) Linux
12 17 (22.67%) Web Services
13 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 15 (20.00%) .NET
14 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (18.67%) Akamai
15 14 (18.67%) Oracle
16 13 (17.33%) Citrix
17 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
18 11 (14.67%) SLA
19 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 9 (12.00%) Terminal Services
20 9 (12.00%) Symantec
20 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
20 9 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
21 7 (9.33%) DevOps
22 6 (8.00%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (41.33%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Confluence
2 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) DNS
2 31 (41.33%) DHCP
3 22 (29.33%) FTP
4 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (1.33%) FCoE
6 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.33%) SSH
6 1 (1.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.33%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) SNMP
6 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.00%) StyleCop
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
1 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (5.33%) Legal
1 4 (5.33%) Games
1 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Web Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) SCCM Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) Web Services
2 15 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (8.00%) REST
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Replication
1 3 (4.00%) Online Games
2 2 (2.67%) Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.33%) iPad
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.33%) CMDB
3 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 18 (24.00%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (9.33%) DevOps
3 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.67%) SOA
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) Database Security
6 3 (4.00%) TDD
6 3 (4.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.00%) OOP
6 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.33%) MCITP
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) CCA
2 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.00%) vCloud
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (57.33%) SCCM
2 9 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Akamai
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle
3 13 (17.33%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) Symantec
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) NetApp
7 4 (5.33%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) Splunk
8 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.67%) McAfee
9 2 (2.67%) Metastorm
9 2 (2.67%) Veeam
9 2 (2.67%) Nintex
9 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.33%) HP
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