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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 100 98 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 3.87% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate
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£368 £333 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.18%
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
306 155 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.39% 9.46% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 50
Average daily rate £365 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £41.00 £18.50 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.62% +6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.65 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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
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 21 October 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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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
Basingstoke - 3 £325 -
Fareham - 3 £384 -
Havant +4 2 £400 +17.64% 1
Andover - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (62.07%) SCCM
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) HP
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Clustering
7 9 (31.03%) MOM
7 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (31.03%) SAP Afaria
8 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (27.59%) SAN
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) IIS
9 7 (24.14%) HP SIM
10 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Qualys
10 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (20.69%) Altiris
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) Sophos
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) NetBackup

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) IPsec
4 3 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) QMS
4 3 (10.34%) MOF
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) BS7799
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) SCCM
2 9 (31.03%) SAP Afaria
2 9 (31.03%) MOM
3 7 (24.14%) HP SIM
4 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (10.34%) WSUS
6 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) HP
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Altiris
4 6 (20.69%) Sophos
4 6 (20.69%) Qualys
5 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.34%) Websense
5 3 (10.34%) Avaya
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) IronPort
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Nokia
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault