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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.06% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.87% 5.88% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
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£338 £292 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £185 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £430 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -0.91%
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
248 221 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.89% 10.97% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 113 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £47.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.16% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £52.50 £44.50
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 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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
Havant -3 6 £413 +18.70%
Southampton -5 5 £340 +16.63% 1
Winchester - 4 £220 -
Hook -6 1 £337 -30.61%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 20 (66.67%) SCCM
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (33.33%) HP
7 10 (33.33%) SAN
7 10 (33.33%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
8 9 (30.00%) VBScript
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
9 8 (26.67%) vSphere
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) Clustering
10 7 (23.33%) SCVMM
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (16.67%) Firewall
12 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (16.67%) MS Excel

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (16.67%) Lync
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) FCoE
2 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (23.33%) Clustering
3 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.67%) Server Building
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (30.00%) VBScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (16.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) SCVMM
3 5 (16.67%) SCSM
3 5 (16.67%) vMotion
4 4 (13.33%) SCDPM
5 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (6.67%) MOM
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) Lumension