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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 406 412 397
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing MOM 5 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.052% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.79% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 16
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£382 £479 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +29.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+55.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1868 1652 1766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 6.58% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 1094 1069
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 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 £13.10 £15.69 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £94.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Symantec
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) SCOM
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) NAS
6 5 (29.41%) Lync
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Websense
6 5 (29.41%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Operations Management
7 4 (23.53%) Retek

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (29.41%) Lync
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Business Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planner
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) UAG
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (29.41%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (11.76%) OpenView
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) Websense
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Retek
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) BMC
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) IBM