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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 39 24
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.33% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category - 8.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
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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
59 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.40% 4.01% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 13
Average daily rate £350 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £303 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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

SCOM
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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (16.67%) IronPort
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
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 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Websense
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) IronPort
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint