The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 115 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.54% 5.73% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£348 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
SCOM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
214 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.78% 6.41% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 79 73
Average daily rate £325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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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
Glasgow -10 3 £324 +3.59% 2
Edinburgh -16 3 £325 - 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (44.00%) ArcSight
3 11 (44.00%) VBScript
3 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 11 (44.00%) BMC
3 11 (44.00%) Tivoli
4 10 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) CMDB
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) VPN
11 3 (12.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAAS
4 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 2 (8.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Support
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Perl
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) Korn
3 2 (8.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (28.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.00%) nmon
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) IBM
2 11 (44.00%) BMC
2 11 (44.00%) ArcSight
3 10 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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