The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 60 46 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 1 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.21% 8.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.68% 6.25% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 36
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£288 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.27% +10.00%
SCOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 16 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.38% 3.32% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 6 53
Average daily rate £375 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £11.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -43.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Kidlington - 2 £170 -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Network Design
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (8.33%) Service Management
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall
8 1 (8.33%) ITSM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Network Design
1 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
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