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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 93 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.76% 0.062% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.65% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£295 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £25.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -15.96%
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
183 92 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.95% 5.75% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 53 54
Average daily rate £363 £318 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 -2 13 £295 - 4
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
SCOM
Yorkshire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
1 19 (90.48%) MS Exchange
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) SCCM
3 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (71.43%) Symantec
5 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (66.67%) vSphere
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (61.90%) EMC
7 12 (57.14%) IBM
7 12 (57.14%) VMware ESX
7 12 (57.14%) NetBackup
7 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (57.14%) NAS
8 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (38.10%) Lotus
9 8 (38.10%) Internet
9 8 (38.10%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (38.10%) IIS
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (19.05%) HP
12 4 (19.05%) Lync
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (90.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (38.10%) IIS
4 8 (38.10%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (19.05%) Lync
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (4.76%) Apache
8 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) NAS
2 8 (38.10%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (14.29%) S/MIME
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) Exchange Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITSM
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Service Management
1 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.76%) High Availability
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) vSphere
4 12 (57.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.76%) UAG
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) SCCM
2 12 (57.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Symantec
3 13 (61.90%) EMC
4 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 8 (38.10%) Lotus
6 4 (19.05%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Google
7 3 (14.29%) Postini
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Sun
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.76%) Remedy