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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 109 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% - 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.28% - 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.22% -0.90%
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
219 133 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.16% 7.60% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 64
Average daily rate £425 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £268 - 3
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Security Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SAP