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 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 396 389 354
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Contract jobs citing MOM 4 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 1.00% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Average daily rate
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£468 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% +15.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £435
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
MOM
England

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
1718 1600 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 7.06% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1055 899
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +14 1 - -
Brentford - - - -
MOM
England

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) Law
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) Websense
6 2 (13.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) LDAP
6 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Chief Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Release Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) UAG
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (13.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Juniper
1 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris