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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 62 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.66% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.85% 15.38% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £215 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.54% +68.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £211 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £219 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.23% -
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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
65 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.59% 4.29% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 21
Average daily rate £370 £327 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Replication
4 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Apple
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
6 4 (16.00%) iPad
6 4 (16.00%) NAS
6 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.00%) SCSM
7 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Clustering
7 3 (12.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) iPad
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) SCSM
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Apple
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco