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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 20 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.14% 0.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 71.43% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.75% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +3.63%
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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
7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.40% 3.31% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £150 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £150 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (90.91%) DNS
2 30 (90.91%) IIS
2 30 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 30 (90.91%) DHCP
3 29 (87.88%) FTP
3 29 (87.88%) Windows
4 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
5 26 (78.79%) SCCM
6 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
8 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
9 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (39.39%) Web Services
10 11 (33.33%) SLA
11 10 (30.30%) Akamai
12 9 (27.27%) .NET
13 7 (21.21%) DevOps
14 5 (15.15%) Retail
14 5 (15.15%) ITIL
15 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
15 4 (12.12%) Project Management
15 4 (12.12%) Legal
15 4 (12.12%) Database Security
16 3 (9.09%) Publishing
17 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
17 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
17 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (90.91%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) DNS
1 30 (90.91%) DHCP
2 29 (87.88%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Database Security
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Akamai
3 1 (3.03%) Wyse
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) CommVault
3 1 (3.03%) SAP