The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 90 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 1.56% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 22.78% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £213 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -15.96%
SCOM
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
58 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.13% 6.84% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 39
Average daily rate £360 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Manchester region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Sophos
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) EMC

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL