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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 639 631 620
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing MOF 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.011% 0.002%
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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 9 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 29 June 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 -7 4 £556 -11.00% 1
South East - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Swindon -4 1 £713 +14.00%
South West -6 1 £713 +14.00%
Wiltshire -8 1 £713 +14.00%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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