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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 73 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 8.91% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +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
75 101 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.43% 10.76% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 37
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £107 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) SCCM
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) Lync
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) NetApp
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) MySQL
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) IPsec
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Lync
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
1 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) S/MIME
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) UAG
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Postini
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Sun