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 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 40 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 0.30% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 5.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £292 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £292 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-18.96% +6.42%
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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
53 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.73% 6.08% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 16
Average daily rate £385 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) FCoE
3 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) VCP4
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (66.67%) vMotion
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) FCoE
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) vMotion
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Lumension
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper