The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 71 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.34% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 2.94% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£188 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £314 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £324 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+34.18% -18.03%
SCOM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.45% 8.84% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 22
Average daily rate £413 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 - £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
South Wales +8 3 £188 -41.17% 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Java SE
1 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Drools
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BPEL
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) BPMN
1 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware