The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 55 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 0.13% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -12.59%
SCOM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
16 80 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.19% 10.62% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 24
Average daily rate £301 £401 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% +321.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £181 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.23% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SCOM Hourly 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 21 April 2015. 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 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware