The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 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 Surrey 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 76 59 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.97% 1.89% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.45% 24.74% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate £355 £313 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -25.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £51.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +223.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £51.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +76.47%
Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
134 97 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.31% 7.63% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 79
Average daily rate £365 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £133 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 8
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -7 2 £363 +23.40%
Reigate - 2 £370 -
Weybridge - - - -
Godalming - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
3 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (51.28%) Citrix
5 19 (48.72%) SCCM
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
8 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 13 (33.33%) SAN
9 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
9 13 (33.33%) Migration
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (33.33%) Project Management
10 12 (30.77%) ITIL
10 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.77%) Budget Control
11 11 (28.21%) vSphere
11 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
12 9 (23.08%) Symantec
13 8 (20.51%) Service Management
13 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft App-V

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 11 (28.21%) Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix Support
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Project Management
1 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 13 (33.33%) Migration
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Budget Control
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Game Development
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.51%) Perl
3 6 (15.38%) VBScript
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCTS
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) vSphere
5 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
3 6 (15.38%) SCSM
4 4 (10.26%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (7.69%) HP SIM
6 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) Citrix
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
5 9 (23.08%) Symantec
6 8 (20.51%) Lumension
6 8 (20.51%) AppSense
6 8 (20.51%) NetApp
7 5 (12.82%) BMC
8 4 (10.26%) HP
9 3 (7.69%) NetScout
10 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (2.56%) SAP
11 1 (2.56%) Cisco