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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 68 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.48% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.42% 4.12% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £31.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -0.17%
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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
109 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.12% 11.69% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 42
Average daily rate £295 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (47.62%) SCCM
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
6 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (28.57%) Lync
7 6 (28.57%) SCOrch
7 6 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Database Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) e-Health
5 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) CCSP
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) UAG
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 6 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
4 3 (14.29%) CA Wily
4 3 (14.29%) OpenView
4 3 (14.29%) OVSD
5 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (4.76%) Control-M
6 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) CA
4 3 (14.29%) Remedy
4 3 (14.29%) Nimsoft
4 3 (14.29%) NetQoS
5 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) BMC