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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 4.76% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£260 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
SCOM
England

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
76 21 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.62% 5.97% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 37
Average daily rate £325 £240 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

SCOM
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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North East region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -30 1 £260 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek