Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 11 December 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 36 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.23% 1.75% 8.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 12.20% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 16
Watford median daily rate - £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.24% +6.25%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 69 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.94% 14.39% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 19
Watford median daily rate £425 £280 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.79% -34.12% +9.68%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £390
90th Percentile £575 £531 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median hourly rate - £14.00 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +72.41% -55.38% +209.52%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Watford

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy