The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 40 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.30% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.26% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.47% +5.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
54 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.96% 8.54% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 6
Average daily rate £335 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM