The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 105 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing SCOM 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.02% 5.13% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
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£311 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
162 195 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.73% 8.73% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 120 85
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £125 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £28.65 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.20 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.39 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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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
West Yorkshire +1 7 £288 -17.85% 1
South Yorkshire +8 5 £335 +3.07%
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) SCCM
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) HP
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) vSphere
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (30.43%) NetApp
9 6 (26.09%) IBM
10 5 (21.74%) EMC
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) SLA
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (21.74%) Lync
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) MCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Lync
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) IPsec
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.70%) S/MIME
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (13.04%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Server Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
2 3 (13.04%) XMPP
3 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Data Management
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) vSphere
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (13.04%) MetaFrame
5 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
5 3 (13.04%) Xen
5 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Postini
8 2 (8.70%) Google
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (4.35%) McAfee
9 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.35%) Brocade
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
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