The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.54% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £296
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -3.27%
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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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
38 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.33% 3.00% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £215 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £388 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 20 (100.00%) SCCM
2 15 (75.00%) Netcool
2 15 (75.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 15 (75.00%) Remedy
2 15 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (10.00%) MOM
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) SMS
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) SCCM
2 15 (75.00%) Netcool
2 15 (75.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (10.00%) MOM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) IBM
1 15 (75.00%) Remedy
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC