The first table below looks at the demand for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 11 July 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 532 502 520
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Contract jobs citing MOM 17 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.081% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 19
Average daily rate
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£356 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £344 £354
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.25
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3625 3387 3482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 7.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 1949 1768
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 162 168
Average hourly rate £16.12 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
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MOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

MOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MOM across the England region.

MOM Daily Rate Trend in England

MOM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MOM across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MOM Daily Rate Histogram in England

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

MOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 10 £311 +107.50%
West Midlands -14 2 £530 +28.48%
London -20 2 £403 -29.95% 5
South West -23 2 £405 -3.57% 1
East of England - - - - 2
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MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.00%) SCOM
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.00%) Clustering
5 15 (30.00%) SCCM
6 13 (26.00%) HP
7 12 (24.00%) SAN
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle
7 12 (24.00%) Project Management
7 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (24.00%) SAP Afaria
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) IIS
9 10 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
10 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (16.00%) Retail
12 7 (14.00%) Symantec
12 7 (14.00%) Sophos
12 7 (14.00%) Altiris
12 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL
12 7 (14.00%) HP SIM
12 7 (14.00%) Network Load Balancing

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (20.00%) IIS
2 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) Lync
5 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) X.400
5 2 (4.00%) SMTP
5 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Maven
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
1 2 (4.00%) jMock
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) ProC
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Server Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) DBA
5 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.00%) Spring
2 2 (4.00%) Java EE
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 2 (4.00%) OSGi
2 2 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 2 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) APMP
4 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) UAG
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) SCOM
2 15 (30.00%) SCCM
3 12 (24.00%) SAP Afaria
4 7 (14.00%) HP SIM
5 6 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (12.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.00%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (6.00%) Control-M
7 2 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (4.00%) WMI
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (4.00%) SCSM
8 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.00%) WSUS
8 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) HP
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (14.00%) Altiris
5 7 (14.00%) Qualys
5 7 (14.00%) Symantec
5 7 (14.00%) Sophos
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 4 (8.00%) Retek
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) BMC
8 3 (6.00%) Remedy
8 3 (6.00%) Lumension
9 2 (4.00%) Websense
10 1 (2.00%) BT
10 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (2.00%) Veritas