The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 41 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 1.49% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 21.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £292 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
15 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.93% 7.09% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Average daily rate £400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +158.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
Hampshire

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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR