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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 53 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 19 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 1.99% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.81% 22.67% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£293 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.51% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £363 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.09 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £31.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -0.17%
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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
101 75 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.95% 8.79% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 41
Average daily rate £409 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £293 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.09 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (32.14%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) Service Management
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
6 8 (28.57%) SCCM
6 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (25.00%) ITSM
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) Office 365
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) SAN
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Lync
10 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.71%) Degree

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Lync
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) Skype
6 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Incident Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITSM
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) WFM
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 2 (7.14%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 - £43.28 per hour
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