The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 112 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.46% 3.41% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.12% -12.96%
SCOM
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
202 176 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.81% 8.63% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 107 74
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford +19 6 £388 - 1
Leeds -3 2 - - 3
Halifax - 1 - -
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
6 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technician
1 2 (15.38%) Security Technician
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Migration Technician
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
1 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) SAP