The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 86 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.14% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.44% 2.36% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£250 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
SCOM
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
193 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.46% 5.88% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £230 - 1
Birmingham -8 1 £475 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £203 -
Solihull - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (41.67%) SCCM
6 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
7 17 (35.42%) Change Management
8 15 (31.25%) DHCP
9 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 13 (27.08%) DNS
11 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.92%) EMC
11 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
12 9 (18.75%) VMware
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
14 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (10.42%) XenApp
15 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
16 4 (8.33%) ITIL
16 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
16 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
17 3 (6.25%) SCSM
17 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
17 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
17 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
17 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
17 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
17 3 (6.25%) MS Excel

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DHCP
2 13 (27.08%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Server Support
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Change Management
2 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Security Management
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) ERP
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.25%) SCSM
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
1 11 (22.92%) EMC
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.17%) Nimsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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