The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Wiltshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 48 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.46% 0.35% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% 6.90% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£344 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £361
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +103.33%
Systems Management Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
85 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.39% 5.03% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 29
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCOM
South West

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 25 July 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 25 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
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Chippenham - - - -
SCOM
South West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) HP
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) SCCM
4 10 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) SLA
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 7 (43.75%) Symantec
7 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
7 7 (43.75%) NetBackup
7 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
7 7 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
8 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 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 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
2 7 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (43.75%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
3 3 (18.75%) SCSM
4 2 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds