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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 205 - 221
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MOF 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£390 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+122.72% -
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
4570 4457 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.08% 77.34% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3320 4120
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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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

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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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas