The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.73% - 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.50% +6.75%
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South Yorkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.09% 4.98% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Average daily rate £275 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) BCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) BCP
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (40.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix