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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 61 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 0.44% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.80% 3.48% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£400 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+34.18% -18.03%
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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
125 115 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.48% 12.69% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 37
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) SCCM
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Lync
6 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (37.50%) CRM
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) SCOrch
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) SCVMM
8 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Database Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) X-Windows
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (31.25%) SCOrch
4 4 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 3 (18.75%) OpenView
5 3 (18.75%) OVSD
6 2 (12.50%) WSUS
6 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (6.25%) Control-M
7 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
7 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy