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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 107 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 12 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.59% 1.75% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£335 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +6.75%
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
158 171 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.52% 7.83% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 106 82
Average daily rate £325 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £16.80 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.04 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 6 £250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £335 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) SCCM
4 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) VMware
7 10 (41.67%) HP
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco
8 9 (37.50%) vSphere
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (33.33%) NetApp
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (25.00%) Lync
11 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (25.00%) IBM
11 6 (25.00%) EMC
12 5 (20.83%) Citrix
12 5 (20.83%) DHCP
12 5 (20.83%) DNS
12 5 (20.83%) Oracle
12 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.83%) SLA
12 5 (20.83%) SAN
12 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (20.83%) Migration
13 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Lync
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.33%) Apache
7 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) S/MIME
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
1 3 (12.50%) XMPP
2 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.50%) MetaFrame
5 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) Xen
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) HP
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) NetApp
6 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Symantec
9 3 (12.50%) Postini
9 3 (12.50%) Google
10 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (8.33%) Dell
10 2 (8.33%) McAfee
11 1 (4.17%) Sun
11 1 (4.17%) JBoss
11 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
11 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.17%) Brocade