The table below looks at the statistics for MOF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOF over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 640 618 616
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing MOF 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £556 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 £625 -
% change year-on-year
-11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

MOF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MOF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOF within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 4 £556 -11.00% 1
London - 2 - - 1
Swindon -1 1 £713 +14.00%
Wiltshire -8 1 £713 +14.00%
South West -10 1 £713 +14.00%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MOF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MOF.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) MSF
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) RDF
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) MSF
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) RDF
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware