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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 11 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.43% 3.60% -
As % of the Systems Management category 100.00% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 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 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
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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
17 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.43% 8.11% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Average daily rate £425 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 29 January 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 46 (97.87%) Active Directory
2 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (87.23%) E-Commerce
4 37 (78.72%) SCCM
4 37 (78.72%) DHCP
4 37 (78.72%) DNS
5 36 (76.60%) Windows
6 35 (74.47%) IIS
7 34 (72.34%) FTP
8 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
9 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
11 16 (34.04%) SLA
12 14 (29.79%) Web Services
12 14 (29.79%) ITIL
12 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (23.40%) Akamai
14 9 (19.15%) .NET
15 8 (17.02%) DevOps
16 7 (14.89%) Database Security
16 7 (14.89%) Legal
17 6 (12.77%) Retail
18 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
18 5 (10.64%) Project Management
19 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
19 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
19 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 4 (8.51%) Publishing
19 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
20 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (74.47%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (78.72%) DHCP
1 37 (78.72%) DNS
2 34 (72.34%) FTP
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.89%) Legal
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Web Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.13%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) E-Commerce
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) Database Security
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (97.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (78.72%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Akamai
3 3 (6.38%) Wyse
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) CommVault
4 1 (2.13%) SAP