The first table below looks at the demand for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 31 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 London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 392 402 377
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing MOM 7 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 1.04% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 18
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£390 £575 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% +74.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-24.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1826 1538 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.77% 6.34% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 992 1027
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £85.88 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
MOM
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MOM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in London

MOM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MOM Daily Rate Trend in London

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in London

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Symantec
4 7 (38.89%) SCOM
5 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) Websense
6 5 (27.78%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
6 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
6 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 5 (27.78%) NAS
6 5 (27.78%) Lync
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
7 4 (22.22%) Retek

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (27.78%) Lync
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Publishing
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Business Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) UAG
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 5 (27.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (27.78%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (11.11%) OpenView
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Symantec
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Websense
5 4 (22.22%) Retek
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) BMC
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) IBM