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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 135 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.95% 7.17% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
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£226 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-18.96% -10.76%
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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
237 223 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.16% 8.78% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 122 105
Average daily rate £363 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 10
Average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +80.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 5 £313 +38.88% 3
South Yorkshire -12 2 £140 -56.92% 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
8 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
8 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
8 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (12.50%) UAG
4 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam