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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 56 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 1.25% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% 14.06% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.65%
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
39 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.49% 8.88% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 18
Median daily rate £410 £364 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +61.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 2 May 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
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 £425 +21.42%
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 10 (83.33%) SCCM
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
6 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Bacula
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard