The table below looks at the statistics for MOF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOF over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 196 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing MOF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.055% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.073% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

MOF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MOF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MOF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MOF across the City of London region.

MOF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MOF 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 MOF.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) BICSI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BICSI RCDD
1 1 (100.00%) MSF
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

MOF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MOF 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 MOF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cabling Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) MSF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) BICSI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft