The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 1.69% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.36% 11.58% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +106.77%
Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
119 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.02% 14.57% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 27
Average daily rate £311 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.96 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -53.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
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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 11 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) SCSM
4 2 (25.00%) Hyperic
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Broadband
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (25.00%) SCSM
3 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperic
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Intel
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco