The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.69% 1.43% -
As % of the Systems Management category 36.36% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
SCOM
Merseyside

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

Systems Management Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
11 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.66% 8.10% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
4 3 (50.00%) EdgeSight
4 3 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Confluence
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Wiki
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp