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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 22 32
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 2.86% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category - 54.55% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £371 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
SCOM
Oxfordshire

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
11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.05% 5.24% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -34.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware