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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing SCOM 28 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.73% 1.97% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£335 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.18%
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
204 152 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.99% 6.81% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 100 75
Average daily rate £350 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.70 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.92 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 October 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 24 October 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 +8 19 £283 - 10
South Yorkshire - 8 £335 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 25 (73.53%) MS Exchange
5 24 (70.59%) VMware
6 23 (67.65%) SCCM
7 22 (64.71%) vSphere
8 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (55.88%) Symantec
9 17 (50.00%) EMC
10 16 (47.06%) NetBackup
10 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (44.12%) IBM
12 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
13 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (35.29%) NAS
14 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (35.29%) VMware ESX
15 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (29.41%) DNS
17 9 (26.47%) NetApp
17 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (23.53%) Lotus
18 8 (23.53%) Internet
18 8 (23.53%) DHCP
18 8 (23.53%) IIS
18 8 (23.53%) Lotus Domino

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (73.53%) MS Exchange
2 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (23.53%) IIS
4 8 (23.53%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Lync
6 5 (14.71%) Apache
6 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 4 (11.76%) JBoss
8 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) NAS
2 10 (29.41%) DNS
3 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 8 (23.53%) Internet
4 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.82%) S/MIME
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (8.82%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Wintel Support
8 1 (2.94%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Services Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) CLARiiON
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) Solaris
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) BCP
2 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) ITSM
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) vSphere
3 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (35.29%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.76%) vCloud
6 3 (8.82%) XenApp
6 3 (8.82%) MetaFrame
6 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
6 3 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) SCCM
2 16 (47.06%) NetBackup
3 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (11.76%) Puppet
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (11.76%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (11.76%) ZABBIX
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.94%) WSUS
7 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) VMware
3 19 (55.88%) Symantec
4 17 (50.00%) EMC
5 15 (44.12%) IBM
6 9 (26.47%) NetApp
7 8 (23.53%) Lotus
8 7 (20.59%) HP
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
9 5 (14.71%) McAfee
10 3 (8.82%) Google
10 3 (8.82%) Postini
10 3 (8.82%) Dell
11 2 (5.88%) Sun
12 1 (2.94%) Remedy