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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.77% - 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.00% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +13.20%
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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
25 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.43% 4.32% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Average daily rate £388 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £10.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 - £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 21 November 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (33.33%) vCloud
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 4 (33.33%) BCP
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
4 4 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) BCP
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) vCloud
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault