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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 553 535 473
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -62
Contract jobs citing MOM 19 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.79% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 17
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £269 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £435
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
3813 3550 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2025 1621
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 171 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -33 5 £463 +22.51%
London -10 4 £468 +15.57% 2
North West -13 2 £408 +25.38% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Degree
3 14 (35.00%) SCOM
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
8 9 (22.50%) PLM
8 9 (22.50%) ERP
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) PMP
8 9 (22.50%) PMI Certification
8 9 (22.50%) DNS
8 9 (22.50%) PRINCE
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (22.50%) APMP
9 8 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (20.00%) VPN
9 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.00%) WMI
9 8 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (17.50%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DHCP
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) VPN
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) VoIP
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) MPLS
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) HTTP
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) IPv4
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
5 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (5.00%) Publishing
7 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE
2 9 (22.50%) ERP
2 9 (22.50%) PLM
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) Change Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) UML
8 2 (5.00%) EAI
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) ArchiMate
8 2 (5.00%) OWASP
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) APMP
3 9 (22.50%) PMP
3 9 (22.50%) PMI Certification
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) MCSE
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.00%) MCTS
6 4 (10.00%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) UAG
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) iptables
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) Samba
5 1 (2.50%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) SCOM
2 8 (20.00%) WMI
3 4 (10.00%) SCSM
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.00%) Netcool
5 2 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.50%) Ansible
6 1 (2.50%) Opsview
6 1 (2.50%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
6 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 5 (12.50%) Juniper
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) Websense
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) BT
7 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.50%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) CommVault
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint