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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 99 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 49 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 0.38% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.76% 6.52% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £385 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+19.42% +6.75%
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
236 138 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.68% 5.83% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 70 108
Average daily rate £363 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £110 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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 September 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 September 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
Bedfordshire - 35 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire -19 10 £425 +3.97%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - -
Essex - 1 - - 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 52 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 48 (75.00%) SCCM
4 44 (68.75%) Windows
5 33 (51.56%) DHCP
5 33 (51.56%) DNS
6 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
7 30 (46.88%) E-Commerce
8 26 (40.63%) ITIL
8 26 (40.63%) IIS
9 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
10 20 (31.25%) FTP
11 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (20.31%) VMware
13 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (17.19%) Web Services
15 10 (15.63%) .NET
15 10 (15.63%) SLA
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (14.06%) Akamai
16 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
17 8 (12.50%) vSphere
17 8 (12.50%) MCSE
17 8 (12.50%) Linux
17 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (12.50%) SAN
18 7 (10.94%) Finance
18 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (40.63%) IIS
2 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.69%) JOnAS
6 2 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) DHCP
1 33 (51.56%) DNS
2 20 (31.25%) FTP
3 8 (12.50%) SAN
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) VLAN
6 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) IPv6
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) SNMP
7 2 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Web Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Web Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.13%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Web Services
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) PKI
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) E-Commerce
2 26 (40.63%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.38%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Database Security
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.81%) DevOps
5 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) ERP
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.56%) ITSM
7 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.56%) High Availability
7 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) Perl
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VBScript
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) MCSE
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) MCITP
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.13%) OCP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.13%) RHCE
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCA
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSD
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) vSphere
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.69%) UAG
5 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) WSUS
3 5 (7.81%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.81%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Akamai
4 6 (9.38%) Tripwire
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) CommVault
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Splunk
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) Wyse
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
7 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
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