The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 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 Nottingham 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 30 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.05% 1.49% -
As % of the Systems Management category 15.00% 17.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £361
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
Systems Management Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
20 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.97% 8.71% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 4
Average daily rate £310 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.56 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
SCOM
Nottinghamshire

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Websense
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco