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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.99% 1.92% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.89% 21.15% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £300 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-2.83% +104.22%

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
76 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.48% 9.06% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 22
Median daily rate £495 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £248 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +4 4 - -
Hertford -2 1 £300 +71.42%
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 2 (33.33%) SCSM
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall

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 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Hardware Technician
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
1 2 (33.33%) SCSM
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 2 (33.33%) Veeam