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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 114 119 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.15% 5.93% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +3.17%
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 £23.50 £29.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +0.86%
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
184 253 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.66% 8.32% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 117 76
Average daily rate £313 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £219 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 20
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 £13.50 £12.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £35.20 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 4 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
Hertfordshire +12 10 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £250 -37.50% 1
Essex +4 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 34 (52.31%) SCCM
4 27 (41.54%) DNS
5 24 (36.92%) DHCP
6 23 (35.38%) IIS
7 21 (32.31%) E-Commerce
8 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (24.62%) Linux
10 15 (23.08%) FTP
11 14 (21.54%) Oracle
11 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
12 13 (20.00%) Web Services
13 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.92%) Citrix
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (15.38%) Akamai
15 10 (15.38%) .NET
16 9 (13.85%) SLA
16 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (12.31%) Terminal Services
17 8 (12.31%) Symantec
17 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
17 8 (12.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
18 7 (10.77%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (35.38%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.62%) Lync
4 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) DNS
2 24 (36.92%) DHCP
3 15 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
5 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.54%) FCoE
6 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) SNMP
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.08%) StyleCop
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (9.23%) Legal
2 3 (4.62%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Web Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) SCCM Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Wintel Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Web Services
2 10 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) SAP PI
3 4 (6.15%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) SOAP
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) PKI
2 3 (4.62%) iPad
2 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Online Games
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Android
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) E-Commerce
2 6 (9.23%) DevOps
2 6 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.15%) Change Management
4 4 (6.15%) SOA
4 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.62%) Database Security
5 3 (4.62%) Workflow
5 3 (4.62%) Network Design
5 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (4.62%) Product Management
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
6 2 (3.08%) OOP
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.31%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.08%) NFS
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (52.31%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle
3 11 (16.92%) Citrix
4 10 (15.38%) Akamai
5 8 (12.31%) Symantec
6 5 (7.69%) Cisco
6 5 (7.69%) SAP
7 4 (6.15%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) Metastorm
7 4 (6.15%) Nintex
8 3 (4.62%) VMware
8 3 (4.62%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) Dell
9 2 (3.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.08%) Splunk