The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 66 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% 0.73% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.08% 8.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +1.66%
Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.90% 8.72% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 10
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
SCOM
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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
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 28 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Caerphilly - - - -
SCOM
Wales

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat