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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 70 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.67% 0.99% 1.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.91% 11.11% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
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£510 £346 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.29% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.10% -12.59%
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
134 135 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.33% 8.92% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 58
Average daily rate £400 £365 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £24.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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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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
Guildford +8 4 £285 -21.37%
Woking - - - - 4
Epsom - - - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (50.00%) SCSM
4 19 (47.50%) SCOrch
5 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (35.00%) Incident Management
6 14 (35.00%) ITIL
7 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
7 11 (27.50%) SCCM
7 11 (27.50%) Lync
7 11 (27.50%) Capacity Management
8 10 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.50%) BMC
10 7 (17.50%) VMware
10 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (15.00%) PKI
11 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.50%) DHCP
12 5 (12.50%) VPN
12 5 (12.50%) UAG
13 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (10.00%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (27.50%) Lync
2 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) xDSL
5 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) VPLS
5 2 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (5.00%) WLAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) BGP
5 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) OLTP
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (42.50%) Administrator
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
1 14 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (27.50%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) HND
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) UAG
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) SCSM
2 19 (47.50%) SCOrch
3 11 (27.50%) SCCM
4 4 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (7.50%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (7.50%) WSUS
6 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) BMC
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) Sophos
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas
6 2 (5.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint