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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 72 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 14.89% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.67% +6.75%
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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
52 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.33% 4.26% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 25
Average daily rate £255 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £263 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SCSM
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) C-shell
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) nmon

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Korn
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) SCSM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (16.67%) nmon
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Apple