The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 559 528 557
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Contract jobs citing MOM 20 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.066% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.92% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £344 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.52% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £155 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+46.36% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4052 3479 3490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 7.22% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2084 1868
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 154 169
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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
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 23 September 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
London +19 10 £350 -22.22% 4
South East -16 8 £400 +158.06% 1
South West -25 1 £405 -10.09% 4
East of England - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) SCOM
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (33.33%) SAN
7 13 (28.89%) Symantec
7 13 (28.89%) Lync
8 12 (26.67%) HP
8 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 12 (26.67%) Clustering
9 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (22.22%) SCCM
10 10 (22.22%) Firewall
11 9 (20.00%) IIS
11 9 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
12 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
13 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco
13 7 (15.56%) SQL
13 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
14 6 (13.33%) ITIL
14 6 (13.33%) Remedy
14 6 (13.33%) Sophos

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (28.89%) Lync
2 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (20.00%) IIS
5 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.22%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) NAS
4 5 (11.11%) LAN
4 5 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) MPLS
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
3 3 (6.67%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) DBA
5 3 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) Spring
1 2 (4.44%) Java EE
1 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.44%) OSGi
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
1 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) RHCE
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) UAG
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) SCOM
2 10 (22.22%) SCCM
3 9 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
4 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
5 6 (13.33%) HP SIM
6 5 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (6.67%) Control-M
9 2 (4.44%) OpenView
10 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Symantec
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 6 (13.33%) Remedy
6 6 (13.33%) Sophos
6 6 (13.33%) Altiris
6 6 (13.33%) Qualys
6 6 (13.33%) Lumension
7 5 (11.11%) Websense
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) BMC
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Intel
9 1 (2.22%) Retek
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas