The table below looks at the statistics for MOF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOF over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 602 600 557
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -43
Contract jobs citing MOF 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£613 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £195 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £297 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

MOF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MOF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MOF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MOF within the UK.

MOF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MOF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MOF within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

MOF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MOF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MOF within the UK.

MOF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MOF
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOF within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
England -16 6 £613 +122.72% 4
South West - 5 £625 -
Swindon - 4 £625 -
Wiltshire - 4 £625 -
City of London - 1 £390 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
London - 1 £390 - 3

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MOF 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 MOF.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) RDF
2 4 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 4 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) COREP
2 4 (66.67%) FINREP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Metadata Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) EAI
4 2 (33.33%) Teradata
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) MODAF
5 1 (16.67%) Perl

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MOF 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 MOF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) RDF
1 4 (66.67%) Information Management
1 4 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) COREP
1 4 (66.67%) FINREP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
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