The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 57 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 1.23% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 12.50% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £233 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Systems Management Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
69 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.59% 9.88% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 4
Average daily rate £376 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £195 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds