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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 117 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 1.00% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 9.14% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£374 £345 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -15.96%
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
314 186 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.29% 10.99% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 67
Average daily rate £360 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £155.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) SCCM
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (37.50%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Lync
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) MCSE
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Clustering
9 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
10 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
10 3 (12.50%) MCITP
10 3 (12.50%) Network Security
10 3 (12.50%) Time Management
10 3 (12.50%) QMS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) IPsec
4 3 (12.50%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Consultant
1 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
2 3 (12.50%) QMS
2 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.50%) MOF
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Process Management
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) BS7799
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.50%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) MOM
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.50%) IronPort
4 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 3 (12.50%) Websense
4 3 (12.50%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Nokia
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) CommVault
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) SAP