The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 100 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 23 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.92% 5.41% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 3
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£360 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -20.77%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
193 314 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.99% 15.02% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 172 114
Average daily rate £388 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.68 £189.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.17% +530.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £189.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £189.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.19%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Farnborough - 9 £425 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Southampton -3 2 £360 +10.76%
Winchester - 2 £170 -
Hook - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) SCCM
3 25 (55.56%) VMware
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 14 (31.11%) MCSE
10 12 (26.67%) SAN
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (24.44%) 3PAR
11 11 (24.44%) Lync
11 11 (24.44%) HP
11 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
11 11 (24.44%) VBScript
12 10 (22.22%) SQL
12 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
13 9 (20.00%) SCSM
13 9 (20.00%) vSphere
14 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (15.56%) Clustering
15 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (15.56%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (24.44%) Lync
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) FCoE
2 7 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (15.56%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.44%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.56%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.44%) Server Building
4 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (24.44%) VBScript
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.11%) MCSE
5 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (15.56%) VCP4
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 7 (15.56%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (64.44%) SCCM
2 9 (20.00%) SCSM
3 7 (15.56%) vMotion
4 5 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 5 (11.11%) SCDPM
4 5 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 3 (6.67%) MOM
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
6 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.44%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) HP
3 11 (24.44%) 3PAR
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (6.67%) Sophos
6 3 (6.67%) Dell