The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 35 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 34 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.78% 10.34% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
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£400 £358 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -17.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% -5.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
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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 Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
107 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.44% 8.80% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 21
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) DV Cleared
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) ITIL
5 17 (39.53%) SCCM
6 16 (37.21%) SCSM
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 13 (30.23%) MCSE
8 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
9 10 (23.26%) SCOrch
9 10 (23.26%) XML
10 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.93%) MCP
11 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
11 8 (18.60%) Service Management
11 8 (18.60%) MCTS
11 8 (18.60%) DHCP
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (18.60%) Network Management
12 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (16.28%) WMI
13 6 (13.95%) VBScript
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Documentum
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DHCP
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) ADSL
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Escalation Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) VMS
7 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
2 8 (18.60%) Service Management
2 8 (18.60%) Network Management
3 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.63%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) People Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.95%) VBScript
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) DV Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (30.23%) MCSE
5 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) MCP
7 8 (18.60%) MCTS
8 5 (11.63%) MCITP
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) SCCM
2 16 (37.21%) SCSM
3 10 (23.26%) SCOrch
4 7 (16.28%) WMI
5 5 (11.63%) MOM
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (6.98%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) McAfee
3 3 (6.98%) EMC
3 3 (6.98%) Lumension
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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