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 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 104 124 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 26 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.46% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.57% 5.48% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 6
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£425 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £300 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
167 219 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.56% 8.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 80
Average daily rate £400 £370 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.25 £100.00
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 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 3 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 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
Bedfordshire 0 10 £438 +45.83%
Suffolk - 9 £400 -
Hertfordshire +7 4 £475 - 5
Essex +15 2 £350 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 64 (70.33%) Windows
2 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 56 (61.54%) SCCM
3 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
4 44 (48.35%) IIS
4 44 (48.35%) DNS
5 43 (47.25%) E-Commerce
6 41 (45.05%) DHCP
7 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (34.07%) FTP
9 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
10 25 (27.47%) Web Services
11 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
11 23 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (23.08%) .NET
12 21 (23.08%) Linux
13 20 (21.98%) Akamai
14 15 (16.48%) SLA
15 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (15.38%) Oracle
15 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (12.09%) DevOps
16 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
17 10 (10.99%) Citrix
18 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
18 9 (9.89%) ITIL
19 8 (8.79%) Symantec
19 8 (8.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 7 (7.69%) Terminal Services
20 7 (7.69%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 44 (48.35%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) DNS
2 41 (45.05%) DHCP
3 31 (34.07%) FTP
4 3 (3.30%) SNMP
4 3 (3.30%) SSH
4 3 (3.30%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.30%) LDAP
5 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.30%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Fiddler
2 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) StyleCop
2 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
1 6 (6.59%) Legal
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
3 4 (4.40%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (21.98%) Web Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Systems Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (2.20%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) Web Services
2 21 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (6.59%) REST
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) SOAP
5 2 (2.20%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) PKI
2 3 (3.30%) Online Games
2 3 (3.30%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) iPad
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (70.33%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Linux
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Android
7 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) E-Commerce
2 11 (12.09%) DevOps
3 9 (9.89%) ITIL
4 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.49%) SOA
5 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.49%) Database Security
6 4 (4.40%) Project Management
6 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.40%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.30%) TDD
7 3 (3.30%) Pair Programming
7 3 (3.30%) OOP
7 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.20%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.20%) Service Management
8 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) VBScript
3 3 (3.30%) Python
3 3 (3.30%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.30%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.40%) vSphere
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.30%) vCloud
5 3 (3.30%) NFS
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (61.54%) SCCM
2 8 (8.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (6.59%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (6.59%) Puppet
4 3 (3.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.20%) SCSM
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
6 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Akamai
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 10 (10.99%) Citrix
5 8 (8.79%) Symantec
6 7 (7.69%) VMware
7 6 (6.59%) Dell
7 6 (6.59%) McAfee
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco
7 6 (6.59%) Splunk
8 5 (5.49%) NetApp
9 4 (4.40%) Tripwire
10 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.30%) SAP
10 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.20%) Nintex
11 2 (2.20%) Veeam
11 2 (2.20%) Metastorm
12 1 (1.10%) Wyse
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