The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 48 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% - 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.13% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£562 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.67% +6.75%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.30% 6.10% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate £405 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £347 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) ClearCase
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Altiris
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VMware