The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 102 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.78% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% 5.24% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
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£310 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -6.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
256 191 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.41% 10.93% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 101 47
Average daily rate £330 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £189.00 £30.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.88% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
SCOM
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Fareham - 1 - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 32 (82.05%) SCCM
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 18 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (38.46%) ITIL
7 15 (38.46%) HP
8 14 (35.90%) Clustering
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (33.33%) VMware
10 12 (30.77%) SAP Afaria
10 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 12 (30.77%) MOM
11 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
11 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
12 10 (25.64%) SCDPM
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (25.64%) SCVMM
12 10 (25.64%) Internet
12 10 (25.64%) Lotus
12 10 (25.64%) SQL
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
12 10 (25.64%) IBM Notes
12 10 (25.64%) Lotus Domino

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.64%) IBM Notes
3 10 (25.64%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (20.51%) IIS
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.69%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.26%) Server Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Clustering
2 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
3 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) QMS
5 3 (7.69%) MOF
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Process Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) MCITP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.69%) BS7799
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) SCCM
2 12 (30.77%) MOM
2 12 (30.77%) SAP Afaria
3 10 (25.64%) SCDPM
3 10 (25.64%) SCVMM
4 8 (20.51%) HP SIM
5 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (7.69%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) HP
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) Lotus
5 7 (17.95%) Altiris
5 7 (17.95%) Sophos
5 7 (17.95%) Qualys
6 3 (7.69%) Remedy
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) Websense
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) IronPort