The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 47 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£205 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +6.42%
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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 Lancashire region.

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.34% 14.51% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 8
Average daily rate £475 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £418 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) TPMS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware