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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 569 522 493
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -29
Contract jobs citing MOM 20 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.078% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 1.09% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £331 £273
% change year-on-year
+24.52% +21.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £87.00 £43.88 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.27% +51.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
4239 3405 2950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.40% 7.21% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2105 1584
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 135 205
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.32 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +5 11 £350 -9.56% 3
South East -19 6 £425 +14.86%
North West -14 2 £388 +82.35%
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (35.00%) SCOM
4 14 (35.00%) Firewall
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 13 (32.50%) Symantec
5 13 (32.50%) Lync
6 12 (30.00%) VMware
7 11 (27.50%) SAN
8 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) WAN
9 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) VoIP
9 9 (22.50%) MPLS
9 9 (22.50%) Juniper
9 9 (22.50%) Law
9 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
9 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
9 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) Remedy
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) DHCP
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (32.50%) Lync
2 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
4 9 (22.50%) VoIP
4 9 (22.50%) MPLS
5 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 6 (15.00%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (22.50%) Law
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Publishing
3 3 (7.50%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Network Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) PLM
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) MCTS
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) APMP
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) UAG
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) SCOM
2 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (15.00%) WMI
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (10.00%) SCCM
5 3 (7.50%) SCSM
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (5.00%) OpenView
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (2.50%) Puppet
7 1 (2.50%) Nagios
7 1 (2.50%) Netcool
7 1 (2.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (2.50%) Ansible
7 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Symantec
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
5 7 (17.50%) Remedy
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) Lumension
7 5 (12.50%) Websense
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) BMC
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) BT
10 1 (2.50%) Altiris
10 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) Intel