The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 60 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.48% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.48% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.25% 5.24% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 11 12
Average daily rate £350 £320 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
UK

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 18 April 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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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
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Vacancies
South Wales -15 4 £338 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WLAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat