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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 71 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.82% 4.76% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£375 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.31% +10.00%
SCOM
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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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
44 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.67% 10.29% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 18
Average daily rate £413 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £266 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 29 May 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
South Wales -4 2 - -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (16.67%) SCSM
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (16.67%) FileNet
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Change Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Drools
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
1 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) BPMN
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 2 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix