The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 45 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.85% - 9.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% - 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 19
Average daily rate
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£450 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
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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 Oxford region.

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.67% 5.09% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 24
Average daily rate £500 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Yammer
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware