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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 74 50 87
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +37
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 37 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.25% 2.89% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.20% 23.72% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 1
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£358 £320 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
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
93 156 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.27% 12.17% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 105 35
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Average hourly rate £19.75 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 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
Camberley - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Woking - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
3 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 15 (53.57%) SCCM
4 14 (50.00%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) F5
7 10 (35.71%) SCSM
8 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (32.14%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (32.14%) UAG
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (32.14%) ISA Server
9 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
11 6 (21.43%) SCOrch
11 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
12 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) SNMP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Budget Control
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) ISA Server
3 9 (32.14%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (32.14%) UAG
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) SCCM
2 10 (35.71%) SCSM
3 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (21.43%) SCOrch
5 5 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 2 (7.14%) WSUS
6 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) BMC
6 2 (7.14%) CommVault
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago