The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 129 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.71% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.79% 9.88% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £358 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £412 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +106.77%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
259 172 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.72% 7.20% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 77 117
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
SCOM
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire -5 6 - -
Bedfordshire - 6 £350 - 2
Essex - 2 £494 -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £400 -
Suffolk - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) SCCM
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (46.67%) DHCP
5 14 (46.67%) DNS
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (30.00%) Migration
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) vSphere
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (26.67%) XenApp
8 8 (26.67%) MCSE
8 8 (26.67%) Citrix
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (23.33%) PKI
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) MCITP
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (20.00%) IIS
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) JOnAS
6 4 (13.33%) Apache
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (3.33%) AquaLogic
8 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.33%) SAS
8 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) DHCP
1 14 (46.67%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) VLAN
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) IPv6
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Project Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Server Support
7 2 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) COM
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) PKI
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) OCP
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (10.00%) RHCE
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) NCDA
5 1 (3.33%) NCIE
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
3 8 (26.67%) XenApp
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (16.67%) UAG
6 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.33%) XenServer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
2 4 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) CommVault
7 2 (6.67%) Splunk
7 2 (6.67%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Akamai
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