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 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 Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 31 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.33% 1.75% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 14.29% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£140 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +28.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -12.59%
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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
27 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.94% 12.28% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 7
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £217 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £447 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) SCVMM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) HP
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