The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 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 Essex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 53 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% - 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% - 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£494 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +106.77%
Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
30 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.05% 9.29% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 34
Average daily rate £300 £369 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +19.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - - - -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle