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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.98% 2.33% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£283 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.18%
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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
131 86 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.84% 9.39% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 24
Average daily rate £350 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £79.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -77.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) SCCM
4 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (75.00%) VMware
5 14 (70.00%) Symantec
5 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (65.00%) vSphere
7 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (55.00%) EMC
8 11 (55.00%) IBM
8 11 (55.00%) VMware ESX
8 11 (55.00%) NetBackup
8 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (55.00%) NAS
9 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (35.00%) Lotus
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) IIS
9 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) Lync
12 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (20.00%) Lync
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (5.00%) Apache
8 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) NAS
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) S/MIME
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITSM
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
1 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) vSphere
4 11 (55.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) UAG
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 11 (55.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Symantec
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
4 11 (55.00%) EMC
5 7 (35.00%) Lotus
6 3 (15.00%) Google
6 3 (15.00%) Postini
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Remedy
8 1 (5.00%) McAfee
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix