The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 110 137 109
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs citing SCOM 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.73% 4.05% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£375 £463 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +25.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £563 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +6.42%
SCOM
England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
196 148 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.57% 4.94% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 102 70
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £18.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £28.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +22 6 - - 2
Devon +3 5 £263 - 1
Bristol +3 4 £319 -32.89% 12
Dorset - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire +3 3 £375 -28.57% 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 9 (30.00%) SCCM
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (26.67%) MCSE
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.00%) PKI
9 5 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
9 5 (16.67%) IIS
9 5 (16.67%) Symantec
10 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) HP
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 8

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) People Management
2 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) WFM
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) UAG
6 1 (3.33%) vCloud
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (10.00%) OpenView
3 3 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.33%) SCSM
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Unisys
6 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
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ANSON MCCADE
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