The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 75 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 1.30% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£295 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +0.84%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.26% 8.14% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 22
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +5.45%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) SCCM
4 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) VMware
5 14 (66.67%) Symantec
5 14 (66.67%) vSphere
5 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 11 (52.38%) EMC
7 11 (52.38%) IBM
7 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
7 11 (52.38%) NetBackup
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (52.38%) NAS
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (33.33%) Internet
9 7 (33.33%) Lotus
9 7 (33.33%) IIS
9 7 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (19.05%) HP
11 4 (19.05%) Lync
11 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (90.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (33.33%) IIS
4 7 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (19.05%) Lync
6 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.76%) Apache
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) NAS
2 7 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (14.29%) S/MIME
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CMDB
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Service Management
1 3 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.76%) High Availability
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) vSphere
4 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 11 (52.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Symantec
3 11 (52.38%) EMC
3 11 (52.38%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) Lotus
5 4 (19.05%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Google
6 3 (14.29%) Postini
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) Sun
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee