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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 59 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.35% 0.15% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 1.56% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.31% +10.00%
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
80 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.78% 9.64% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Average hourly rate £29.25 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.57% -31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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
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 29 May 2015. 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
Watford - 5 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £331 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) SCCM
3 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (35.71%) Symantec
7 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) Metastorm
8 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 3 (21.43%) PKI
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (21.43%) Nintex
8 3 (21.43%) Server Building
8 3 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) StyleCop
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Workflow
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (21.43%) Server Building
1 3 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Metastorm
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) Nintex
5 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk