The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 78 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.39% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.23% 6.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £361
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +103.33%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 6.35% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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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

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) C-shell
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Korn
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) SUSE
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) nmon
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) SUSE
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Korn
1 4 (40.00%) C-shell
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) nmon
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Dell KACE
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix