The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 32 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.48% 0.27% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.63% 4.35% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£335 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% +5.18%
SCOM
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 South Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.47% 6.32% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 3
Average daily rate £300 £375 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £286 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.65 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% +242.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Sheffield +12 2 £275 -15.38%
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MetaFrame
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
3 3 (42.86%) German Language
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Server Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) MetaFrame
1 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) HP