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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 80 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 61 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.15% 0.70% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.10% 9.60% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £264 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -15.96%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
243 177 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.56% 7.30% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 93 98
Average daily rate £355 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.92 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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
Bedfordshire +11 33 £363 +20.83% 2
Hertfordshire +9 15 £510 +78.94%
Essex -5 4 £265 -11.66%
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £400 +6.66% 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 79 (74.53%) Windows
2 77 (72.64%) Active Directory
3 74 (69.81%) Microsoft
3 74 (69.81%) SCCM
4 58 (54.72%) DNS
5 57 (53.77%) E-Commerce
6 55 (51.89%) DHCP
7 54 (50.94%) IIS
8 42 (39.62%) MS Excel
9 41 (38.68%) FTP
10 40 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
12 26 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (23.58%) Web Services
14 23 (21.70%) ITIL
14 23 (21.70%) .NET
15 22 (20.75%) Akamai
16 20 (18.87%) SLA
17 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (16.04%) Linux
19 12 (11.32%) DevOps
20 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
21 9 (8.49%) Oracle
21 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
21 9 (8.49%) Citrix
22 8 (7.55%) Cisco
22 8 (7.55%) Terminal Services
22 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
22 8 (7.55%) VMware

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 54 (50.94%) IIS
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.83%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (54.72%) DNS
2 55 (51.89%) DHCP
3 41 (38.68%) FTP
4 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) SAN
6 3 (2.83%) SSH
6 3 (2.83%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.83%) SNMP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) LDAP
6 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.89%) IPv6
8 1 (0.94%) Firewall
8 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.89%) StyleCop
2 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 8 (7.55%) Legal
2 6 (5.66%) Publishing
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Web Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Web Support Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Administrator
7 3 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Architect
8 2 (1.89%) Java Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (1.89%) Applications Architect
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) Web Services
2 23 (21.70%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) REST
4 3 (2.83%) SOAP
5 2 (1.89%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) PKI
2 3 (2.83%) Replication
2 3 (2.83%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.83%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.83%) Online Games
3 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.94%) DTV
3 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (74.53%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (16.04%) Linux
4 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.94%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.77%) E-Commerce
2 23 (21.70%) ITIL
3 12 (11.32%) DevOps
4 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.60%) Database Security
6 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.66%) Project Management
7 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.83%) Service Management
8 3 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.89%) SOA
9 2 (1.89%) OOP
9 2 (1.89%) TDD
9 2 (1.89%) Pair Programming
9 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (0.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) VBScript
3 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.83%) Ruby
3 3 (2.83%) Perl
3 3 (2.83%) Python
4 2 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (2.83%) MCSE
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) MCSD
3 1 (0.94%) MCSA
3 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (72.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.55%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.66%) vSphere
5 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.83%) NFS
6 3 (2.83%) vCloud
6 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 74 (69.81%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.66%) Puppet
3 6 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.77%) WSUS
4 4 (3.77%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 74 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) Akamai
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) Citrix
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Symantec
6 6 (5.66%) McAfee
6 6 (5.66%) Dell
7 5 (4.72%) NetApp
7 5 (4.72%) Splunk
8 4 (3.77%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.83%) Wyse
9 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.83%) CommVault
9 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.89%) Veeam
10 2 (1.89%) Nintex
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