The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 54 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.08% 0.20% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.90% 4.55% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£350 £451 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £451 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.55% +5.18%
SCOM
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Systems Management Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 22 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.37% 4.47% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 46
Average daily rate £450 £525 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.97 £25.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.13% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £27.50 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Swindon -8 1 £163 -63.92% 1
SCOM
South West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
6 7 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (43.75%) NetBackup
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Symantec
6 7 (43.75%) DHCP
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) SLA
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (31.25%) Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Data Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Operations Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Server Support
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
2 7 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (43.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix