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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 82 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.53% 4.48% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£329 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -12.59%
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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
85 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.60% 5.22% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 15
Average daily rate £339 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +247.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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

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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 17 April 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 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Replication
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
7 2 (12.50%) MCTS
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 2 (12.50%) CCNA
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (12.50%) Apple

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Technician
2 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
2 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCSM
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco