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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 128 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.039% 0.70% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 9.14% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.62% -3.27%
SCOM
England

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
144 175 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.68% 7.63% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 99 86
Average daily rate £363 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £214 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +69.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 2015. 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 -16 1 - - 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) SCCM
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
4 19 (61.29%) vSphere
5 17 (54.84%) Symantec
5 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
6 16 (51.61%) EMC
6 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (38.71%) IBM
8 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (38.71%) NAS
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) NetApp
10 8 (25.81%) Lotus
10 8 (25.81%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) IIS
10 8 (25.81%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (19.35%) DNS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
3 8 (25.81%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (16.13%) Apache
4 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (12.90%) JBoss
5 4 (12.90%) Lync
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) NAS
2 8 (25.81%) Internet
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) S/MIME
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) BCP
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Business Development
5 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) vSphere
3 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.90%) vCloud
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) UAG
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) SCCM
2 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.90%) ZABBIX
3 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.90%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Symantec
3 16 (51.61%) EMC
4 12 (38.71%) IBM
5 8 (25.81%) NetApp
5 8 (25.81%) Lotus
6 5 (16.13%) McAfee
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) HP
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) Sun
10 1 (3.23%) CommVault
10 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.23%) Remedy
10 1 (3.23%) Google
10 1 (3.23%) Postini