The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Leeds 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 75 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 3.13% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £225 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
104 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.91% 8.37% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 59
Average daily rate £300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
SCOM
West Yorkshire

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

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SCCM
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) CommVault
7 4 (36.36%) McAfee
7 4 (36.36%) Sophos
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) Veeam
7 4 (36.36%) WSUS
8 3 (27.27%) Xen
8 3 (27.27%) XMPP
8 3 (27.27%) Data Management
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere
8 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) Lync
8 3 (27.27%) IBM
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
1 3 (27.27%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Server Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Xen
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) UAG
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) CommVault
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Sophos
4 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
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