The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 113 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 8.54% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate £225 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £33.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +98.52%
Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
224 164 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.72% 7.99% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 97 130
Average daily rate £300 £330 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £14.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.66% -19.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.48 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.60 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -13 10 £225 -40.00% 2
South Yorkshire +4 6 £325 +28.71%
North Yorkshire - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) SCCM
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) McAfee
11 7 (26.92%) Firewall
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
12 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (19.23%) vSphere
13 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (19.23%) HP
13 5 (19.23%) IIS
13 5 (19.23%) MCSE
13 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (19.23%) Brocade
13 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
14 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
14 4 (15.38%) WSUS
14 4 (15.38%) Migration

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (11.54%) MPLS
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Server Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
5 5 (19.23%) vSphere
6 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (11.54%) Xen
8 1 (3.85%) UAG
8 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) WSUS
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) McAfee
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Brocade
6 4 (15.38%) Sophos
6 4 (15.38%) CommVault
6 4 (15.38%) Veeam
6 4 (15.38%) F5
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago