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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 69 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.70% 2.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 5.88% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £328 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £29.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +0.86%
SCOM
Buckinghamshire

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
105 102 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.62% 11.83% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 23
Average daily rate £400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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
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 1 May 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) Windows NT
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (35.71%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SCOrch
7 3 (21.43%) SCVMM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows NT
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) SCOrch
3 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
3 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy