The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 60 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.26% 3.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -15.96%
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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 Glasgow region.

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
47 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.41% 9.72% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 16
Average daily rate £325 £344 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £112 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (60.00%) CMDB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) RACF
3 2 (40.00%) Fiddler

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (40.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (60.00%) BMC
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HP