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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 69 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.24% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.00% 3.51% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£119 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -19.35%
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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
50 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.83% 6.96% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 24
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £161 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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

SCOM
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 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Nagios
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Server Support
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nagios
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft