The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 54 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 2.39% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.52% 18.95% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Median daily rate £358 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £425 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+16.68% -3.03%
SCOM
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
84 95 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.07% 12.63% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 36
Median daily rate £433 £425 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.25 £32.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.30% +209.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOM across the Hertfordshire region.

SCOM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SCOM Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Hertfordshire region.

SCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -16 4 £390 -8.23%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £440 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAML
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Product Management
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Nintex
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard