The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 54 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.08% 0.62% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 6.45% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£273 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.31% +10.00%
SCOM
South East

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 Sussex region.

Systems Management Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
30 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.39% 9.66% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 18
Average daily rate £310 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
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 West Sussex

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Littlehampton - 3 £268 -
Worthing -11 1 £260 -32.90%
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 14 (100.00%) SCCM
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (64.29%) Clustering
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) UNIX
6 7 (50.00%) HPUX
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) SCSM
7 5 (35.71%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
9 3 (21.43%) Lync
9 3 (21.43%) NetApp
9 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
9 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (14.29%) CCA
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) MCSE
10 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (14.29%) DHCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) HPUX
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware GSX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) SCSM
3 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.14%) MOM
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas