The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 124 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing SCOM 12 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.06% 15.03% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£375 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +13.20%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
198 193 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.21% 6.99% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 81
Average daily rate £350 £240 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +40.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Merseyside - 6 - -
Cheshire +2 3 £450 +100.00%
Manchester -22 2 £275 +29.41% 1
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
1 32 (86.49%) SCCM
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 23 (62.16%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (51.35%) Citrix
6 18 (48.65%) DHCP
7 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
8 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
10 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (32.43%) DNS
12 11 (29.73%) MCSE
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (27.03%) SAN
13 10 (27.03%) Migration
14 9 (24.32%) WAN
15 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
15 8 (21.62%) LAN
15 8 (21.62%) MCP
15 8 (21.62%) Clustering
15 8 (21.62%) High Availability
16 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
16 7 (18.92%) Cisco
17 6 (16.22%) HP
17 6 (16.22%) SQL
17 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
17 6 (16.22%) XenApp

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DHCP
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 10 (27.03%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 4 (10.81%) VLAN
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (16.22%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) German Language
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Support Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) High Availability
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Security Management
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) MCSE
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) MCP
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) MCTS
3 4 (10.81%) MCITP
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) CCA
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) XenApp
4 4 (10.81%) XenServer
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Netcool
2 2 (5.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Citrix
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) Sophos
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 2 (5.41%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.70%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Nortel
9 1 (2.70%) CA
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Nokia
9 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
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