The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 64 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.80% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.44% 9.09% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £403 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £423 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.18%
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
86 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.30% 8.33% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 19
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £188 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.38 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.08% +122.61%
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOM across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hertfordshire 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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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
Watford +2 6 £308 -27.64% 1
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Tripwire
4 5 (31.25%) Splunk
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
7 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (12.50%) SCSM
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) Confluence

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) SNMP
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) StyleCop
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) OOP
1 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
1 1 (6.25%) SOA
1 1 (6.25%) Service Management
1 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
1 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.25%) TDD
1 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
1 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
1 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (6.25%) High Availability
1 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SCSM
4 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Tripwire
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Akamai
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