The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 11 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 92 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.90% 5.46% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£294 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +106.77%
Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
102 183 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.09% 12.17% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 64
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Leeds -1 5 £294 -16.07% 4
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) SCCM
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) HP
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 5 (38.46%) McAfee
8 4 (30.77%) Sophos
8 4 (30.77%) CommVault
8 4 (30.77%) NetApp
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) Veeam
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) WSUS
8 4 (30.77%) vSphere
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (23.08%) Lync
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
9 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (23.08%) XMPP
9 3 (23.08%) Xen
9 3 (23.08%) Data Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Server Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
1 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (23.08%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) Sophos
5 4 (30.77%) CommVault
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Veeam
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Sun
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade