The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.73% 0.13% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 1.72% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£234 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
93 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.29% 7.74% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 14
Average daily rate £328 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £271 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) SLA
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000
4 8 (44.44%) Windows NT
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 8 (44.44%) Clustering
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (38.89%) IIS
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (33.33%) Intel
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) ISA Server
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 5 (27.78%) BladeLogic
7 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 3 (16.67%) Broadband
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 8 (44.44%) Windows NT
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Change Management
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Release Management
2 2 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VB
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) BladeLogic
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Intel
5 3 (16.67%) IronPort
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy