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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 35 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 1.52% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+110.00% -3.63%
SCOM
Hampshire

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
18 66 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.11% 17.69% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 4
Average daily rate £418 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Wyse
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (20.00%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Varonis
2 1 (20.00%) Wyse