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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 567 542 495
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -47
Contract jobs citing MOM 14 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.054% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £463 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £260 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £525 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
3929 3792 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.83% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2473 2236 1776
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 139 166
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 3 June 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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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 6 £320 -25.32%
South East -10 3 £388 -16.21%
East Midlands - 2 £405 -
North West - 2 - -
South West +5 1 £375 -21.05%
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MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) SCOM
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) Degree
6 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Project Management
7 11 (29.73%) DHCP
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) ERP
8 10 (27.03%) PRINCE
8 10 (27.03%) PMP
8 10 (27.03%) PMI Certification
8 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
8 10 (27.03%) PLM
8 10 (27.03%) APMP
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.62%) SAN
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.92%) SMTP
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
11 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.92%) NAS
11 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (13.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DHCP
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) NAS
3 7 (18.92%) SMTP
4 5 (13.51%) FTP
5 3 (8.11%) HTTP
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
6 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) IPv4
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) SSH
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) SMS
7 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Integration Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Integration Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Release Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) WSDL
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) NHS
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) ERP
2 10 (27.03%) PLM
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE
3 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
3 7 (18.92%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Workflow
4 5 (13.51%) Workflow Management
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) OWASP
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) ArchiMate
7 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.41%) Server Building
7 2 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) APMP
3 10 (27.03%) PMP
3 10 (27.03%) PMI Certification
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) MCTS
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCT
7 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) iptables
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) UAG
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) Samba
4 1 (2.70%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) SCOM
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 4 (10.81%) WMI
4 2 (5.41%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (5.41%) SCSM
4 2 (5.41%) Netcool
4 2 (5.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Opsview
5 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Sybase
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Intel
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) CommVault
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) ArcSight