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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 44 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.79% 0.25% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.92% 4.35% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.09 £31.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -0.17%
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
96 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.17% 5.83% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 22
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £233 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £24.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £10.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

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 3 September 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 - 17 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £450 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (90.91%) SCCM
3 28 (84.85%) Windows
4 26 (78.79%) Hyper-V
5 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
6 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (63.64%) Citrix
7 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
8 20 (60.61%) Symantec
8 20 (60.61%) Terminal Services
8 20 (60.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
10 9 (27.27%) SCOrch
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP
12 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
13 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 6 (18.18%) Server Building
14 5 (15.15%) SCSM
14 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
14 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
14 5 (15.15%) Change Management
14 5 (15.15%) PKI
15 4 (12.12%) Puppet
15 4 (12.12%) C#
15 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 3 (9.09%) Office Automation

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.18%) Server Building
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Office Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Product Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Hyper-V
2 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (90.91%) SCCM
2 20 (60.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (27.27%) SCOrch
4 5 (15.15%) SCSM
5 4 (12.12%) Puppet
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (63.64%) Citrix
3 20 (60.61%) Symantec
4 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.06%) Nintex
6 2 (6.06%) Metastorm
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL