The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM 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 SCSM over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs citing SCSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-57.89% +10.46%
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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
99 102 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.63% 9.60% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 21
Average daily rate £417 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.55% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCSM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCSM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SCSM 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 SCSM.

1 16 (100.00%) SCOM
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SCOrch
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) WMI
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (37.50%) VBScript
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) MCSE
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) MCTS
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) MOM
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Clustering

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SCSM 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 SCSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCTS
1 5 (31.25%) MCITP
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) SCOM
2 10 (62.50%) SCOrch
3 6 (37.50%) WMI
4 4 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft