The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.67% 18.75% 14.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.50% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £30.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +0.84%
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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 Stevenage region.

Systems Management Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 17.78% 25.00% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £510 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +5.45%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware