The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 23 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.03% 1.07% 3.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.25% 11.76% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£275 £363 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +19.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.31% +10.00%
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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 Guildford region.

Systems Management Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.70% 9.09% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate £275 £365 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +19.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) Sophos
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
1 4 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
1 4 (66.67%) Sophos
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix