The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 68 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 1.86% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 22.58% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
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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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
81 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.34% 8.24% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 7
Average daily rate £373 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +134.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Draytek
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds