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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 95 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing SCOM 26 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.86% 2.65% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£265 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.50% +6.75%
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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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
175 151 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.99% 7.24% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 36
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.60 £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £30.00 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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
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 1 October 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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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
Shropshire - 13 £275 -
Birmingham -4 3 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (50.98%) SCCM
6 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
7 18 (35.29%) Business Continuity
7 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 17 (33.33%) EMC
9 11 (21.57%) Change Management
10 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
12 7 (13.73%) Clustering
13 6 (11.76%) DHCP
13 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
14 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
14 5 (9.80%) DNS
14 5 (9.80%) Citrix
14 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.84%) ITIL
15 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (7.84%) SAN
15 4 (7.84%) Finance
15 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
15 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
16 3 (5.88%) Nimsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 24 (47.06%) Server Engineer
2 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
2 3 (5.88%) Consultant
2 3 (5.88%) DBA
3 2 (3.92%) Management Consultant
3 2 (3.92%) Analyst
3 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
3 2 (3.92%) Administrator
3 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (1.96%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (1.96%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Business Continuity
2 11 (21.57%) Change Management
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Release Management
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) Security Management
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Change Control
6 1 (1.96%) Workflow
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) VBScript
3 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) MOM
2 3 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (5.88%) Control-M
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) EMC
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.88%) Nimsoft
5 3 (5.88%) Spiceworks
5 3 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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