The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 34 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.29% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.90% 12.10% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 25
Average daily rate £400 £275 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £495 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Snodland - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell