The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 62 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.13% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% 4.00% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
SCOM
Wales

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

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.20% 4.96% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 45
Average daily rate £338 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport +21 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
SCOM
Wales

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Moodle
5 1 (14.29%) Blackboard
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Moodle
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Blackboard
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam