The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 50 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Contract jobs citing SCOM 27 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.03% 2.71% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 21.95% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 2
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£390 £320 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -35.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £193 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £383 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.75 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +6.75%
SCOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
108 164 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.10% 12.36% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 113 42
Average daily rate £385 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 20
Average hourly rate £47.13 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 3 - - 4
Woking - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (75.68%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) SolarWinds
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 15 (40.54%) SCCM
4 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
5 14 (37.84%) SAN
5 14 (37.84%) VMware
6 13 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (32.43%) SCSM
7 12 (32.43%) F5
7 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (29.73%) ISA Server
8 11 (29.73%) BMC
8 11 (29.73%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (29.73%) UAG
9 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
10 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
10 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
12 7 (18.92%) SCOrch
12 7 (18.92%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL
13 6 (16.22%) Clustering
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
14 5 (13.51%) Degree

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) SNMP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) OLTP
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) NUnit
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.51%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Support
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) jQuery
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
3 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
4 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Logistics
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.70%) Budget Control
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
4 4 (10.81%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCTS
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
1 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
2 11 (29.73%) ISA Server
2 11 (29.73%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (29.73%) UAG
3 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCCM
2 12 (32.43%) SCSM
3 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (18.92%) SCOrch
4 7 (18.92%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) SolarWinds
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) F5
5 11 (29.73%) BMC
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) CommVault
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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