Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 83 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 +18
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.72% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.29% 7.35% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% -0.87%
East of England median daily rate £300 £419 £400
% change year-on-year -28.36% +4.69% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £38.75

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 218 136 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.93% 9.78% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 70 83
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +31.78%
10th Percentile £129 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.21% -55.38% +209.52%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.30 £12.15
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £14.67 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -11.09% -51.11% +100.18%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCOM in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -9 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
SCOM
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

SCOM
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds