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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank - 74 90
Contract jobs citing SCSM 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.099% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.81% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £24.98
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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
70 123 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.11% 12.17% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 52
Average daily rate £400 £312 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch