The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 80 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.88% 10.00% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.09 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-20.34% +3.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
82 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.55% 5.49% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 20
Average daily rate £325 £334 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) SCSM
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) BCP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) IIS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCSM
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow