The first table below looks at the demand for MOM 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 MOM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 209 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MOM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.016% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
400 406 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.19% 6.54% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 298 281
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
MOM
London

MOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MOM
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 MOM across the City of London region.

MOM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MOM across the City of London region.

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MOM 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 MOM.

1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) OLAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) jMock
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MOM 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 MOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (8.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) jMock
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) CodeRush
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft