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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 31 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.55% 7.23% 3.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 85.71% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate £250 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
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 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+110.00% -3.63%
SCOM
Bedfordshire

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
4 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.19% 8.43% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate £250 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft