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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 111 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.79% 6.61% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £361
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
146 227 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.23% 10.78% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 129 82
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +111.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.25 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £37.65 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -6 4 £288 -17.85% 5
South Yorkshire +2 2 £275 -15.38% 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) SCCM
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) vSphere
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) EMC
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (19.05%) Lync
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
11 3 (14.29%) Xen
11 3 (14.29%) MPLS
11 3 (14.29%) McAfee
11 3 (14.29%) IBM
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) S/MIME
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
2 3 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Data Management
1 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) Xen
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Sophos
7 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) CommVault
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Google
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) Postini
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) Sun
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