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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 658 659 634
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing MOF 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £713 £501 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.14% +82.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £713 £613 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.32% +122.72%
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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 6 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 July 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 +16 3 £713 +42.14%
South East +16 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
South West +4 1 £713 +16.32%
Swindon +1 1 £713 +16.32%
Wiltshire -8 1 £713 +16.32%

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (33.33%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) MSF
3 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

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 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) MSF
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) RDF
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent