The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 391 377 349
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing MOM 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 1.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.00 - -
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1737 1540 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.15% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1034 747
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MOM across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (45.00%) Law
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) Juniper
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) VoIP
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) SCOM
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Websense
6 4 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Lync
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Retail

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) Lync
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) MPLS
2 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) VoIP
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (45.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Chief Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Chief Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) UAG
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
1 4 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
1 9 (45.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) Symantec
3 4 (20.00%) Websense
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Altiris
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix