The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 25 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.90% - 3.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 69.44% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 4
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Systems Management Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.14% 3.45% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 6
Average daily rate £356 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) SCCM
3 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
4 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (68.00%) Windows
5 17 (68.00%) DHCP
5 17 (68.00%) DNS
6 16 (64.00%) ITIL
7 14 (56.00%) IIS
7 14 (56.00%) FTP
8 7 (28.00%) SLA
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) Publishing
10 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (12.00%) Database Security
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (12.00%) vSphere
11 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) VPN
11 3 (12.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) CommVault
11 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
11 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 14 (56.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) DHCP
1 17 (68.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) FTP
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Database Security
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) CommVault
2 3 (12.00%) Wyse
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Akamai