The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 30 41
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.46% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category - 11.54% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +0.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.79% 12.68% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 29
Average daily rate £488 £400 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +31.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Replication

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec