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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 47 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 4.76% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
SCOM
North West

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
32 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.03% 12.21% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 13
Average daily rate £350 £223 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.95% -31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £285 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Blackpool - - - -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) NetIQ
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) NetIQ
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
1 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe