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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 92 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 57 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 0.29% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.17% 4.67% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 7
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£350 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +28.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.18%
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
246 150 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.96% 6.23% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 85 108
Average daily rate £350 £291 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £115 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.26 £29.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 38 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -15 15 £425 +1.79% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (75.00%) SCCM
3 53 (73.61%) Windows
4 41 (56.94%) DNS
5 40 (55.56%) DHCP
6 36 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 36 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 32 (44.44%) IIS
8 28 (38.89%) ITIL
9 25 (34.72%) FTP
10 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (20.83%) Web Services
14 14 (19.44%) .NET
15 13 (18.06%) Akamai
16 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (15.28%) SLA
17 11 (15.28%) VMware
18 9 (12.50%) Linux
18 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
19 8 (11.11%) SAN
19 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
20 7 (9.72%) DevOps
20 7 (9.72%) Finance
20 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
20 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
20 7 (9.72%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (44.44%) IIS
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.94%) DNS
2 40 (55.56%) DHCP
3 25 (34.72%) FTP
4 8 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (4.17%) IPv6
6 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.78%) SSH
7 2 (2.78%) SNMP
8 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Publishing
3 5 (6.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Web Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Web Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Server Support
7 2 (2.78%) Wintel Support
7 2 (2.78%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Server Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Web Services
2 14 (19.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) PKI
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (73.61%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.78%) CentOS
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 28 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) DevOps
4 5 (6.94%) Database Security
4 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.17%) Project Management
5 3 (4.17%) Service Management
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) ERP
6 2 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.39%) High Availability
7 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.94%) Perl
2 5 (6.94%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) VBScript
4 3 (4.17%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) MCSE
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) OCP
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.78%) RHCE
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) CCA
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
4 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) XenServer
6 1 (1.39%) NFS
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) WSUS
3 5 (6.94%) SCVMM
3 5 (6.94%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.17%) Puppet
5 3 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.78%) SCSM
6 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Akamai
3 11 (15.28%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) Tripwire
5 6 (8.33%) Splunk
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.94%) Symantec
6 5 (6.94%) CommVault
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco
7 4 (5.56%) NetApp
7 4 (5.56%) McAfee
8 3 (4.17%) Wyse
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.78%) EMC
9 2 (2.78%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.39%) Apple
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