The table below looks at the statistics for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 257 230 212
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing MOM 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.090% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £408 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
985 733 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.05% 8.28% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 357 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 56
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.43% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

MOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MOM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MOM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MOM across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MOM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MOM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Berkshire +7 8 £450 +7.14%
MOM
England

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) SCOM
4 8 (50.00%) WMI
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (25.00%) SCSM
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) VBScript
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) Service Management
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
8 4 (25.00%) MCTS
8 4 (25.00%) MCITP
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (18.75%) Clustering

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Lync
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) EAI
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ArchiMate
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) MCTS
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware GSX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCOM
2 8 (50.00%) WMI
3 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (25.00%) SCSM
4 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
6 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Lumension
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas