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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 137 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 13 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.58% 7.81% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
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£500 £394 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £264 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+48.36% -20.77%
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
233 269 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 8.51% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 151 62
Average daily rate £420 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.06 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% +21.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire -5 9 £550 +60.00%
Devon 0 2 £225 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 1 £155 -75.06% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (47.22%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (36.11%) SCCM
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.78%) MCSE
8 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.00%) Lync
10 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (19.44%) SCOrch
11 7 (19.44%) SCSM
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (16.67%) DFS Replication
12 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (16.67%) SCVMM
12 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) PKI

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Lync
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.33%) Back Office
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 6 (16.67%) PKI
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) WFM
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) ITSM
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) MCSE
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) MCSA
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.33%) Firmware
5 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) SCOrch
2 7 (19.44%) SCSM
3 6 (16.67%) WSUS
3 6 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (11.11%) SCDPM
6 3 (8.33%) OpenView
6 3 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (2.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.78%) Lumension
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