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 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 116 121 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing SCOM 21 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.24% 5.90% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
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£250 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.50
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
255 271 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.03% 9.27% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 85
Average daily rate £325 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.61% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.60 £25.90
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 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 27 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 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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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 +7 10 £375 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £250 -37.50% 1
Essex +3 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Suffolk - 2 £250 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £288 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 26 (46.43%) SCCM
5 17 (30.36%) DNS
6 16 (28.57%) DHCP
6 16 (28.57%) IIS
7 15 (26.79%) Linux
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
10 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
12 10 (17.86%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.07%) FTP
14 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (14.29%) Citrix
15 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (12.50%) Symantec
15 7 (12.50%) .NET
15 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.50%) Akamai
16 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
16 6 (10.71%) SQL
16 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
16 6 (10.71%) Legal
17 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (28.57%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.36%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) DNS
2 16 (28.57%) DHCP
3 9 (16.07%) FTP
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.57%) VLAN
5 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.57%) FCoE
5 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) StyleCop
1 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.71%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Web Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Operations Manager
9 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
2 5 (8.93%) DevOps
2 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) SOA
4 3 (5.36%) Workflow
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Network Design
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.36%) Server Building
4 3 (5.36%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.57%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.57%) Database Security
5 2 (3.57%) Product Management
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) CCA
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (46.43%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix
4 7 (12.50%) Symantec
4 7 (12.50%) Akamai
5 5 (8.93%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) Metastorm
7 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 3 (5.36%) Nintex
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.57%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) McAfee
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) CommVault
9 1 (1.79%) Wyse