The table below looks at the statistics for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 589 548 510
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -38
Contract jobs citing MOM 18 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.84% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 18
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£353 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £449
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

MOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MOM
Daily Rate Trend

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

MOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MOM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MOM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MOM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MOM
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -37 16 £353 -23.78% 4
London -12 8 £325 -27.77% 2
Havant -5 3 £388 -16.21%
Hampshire -6 3 £388 -16.21%
South East -18 3 £388 -16.21%
City of London - 3 £315 -
East Midlands - 2 £336 - 1
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £336 - 1
Derby - 2 £336 - 1
South West +10 1 £375 -21.05%
Bristol 0 1 £375 -21.05%

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) SCOM
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) DHCP
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
7 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
8 10 (25.00%) Project Management
9 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.00%) HP
10 8 (20.00%) SMTP
10 8 (20.00%) PMP
10 8 (20.00%) PMI Certification
10 8 (20.00%) PRINCE
10 8 (20.00%) ERP
10 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 8 (20.00%) PLM
10 8 (20.00%) APMP
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle
11 7 (17.50%) XML
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.50%) SAN
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.00%) ITIL

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) SMTP
3 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) NAS
5 5 (12.50%) HTTP
6 4 (10.00%) FTP
7 3 (7.50%) LDAP
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 3 (7.50%) SNMP
8 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.50%) VLAN
9 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.50%) SSH
9 1 (2.50%) Firewall
9 1 (2.50%) SMS
9 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) WSDL
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XSLT
2 2 (5.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 8 (20.00%) ERP
2 8 (20.00%) PLM
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow Management
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) EAI
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) PMP
3 8 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (20.00%) APMP
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) MCTS
6 3 (7.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) UAG
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Samba
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) VMware GSX
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) SCOM
2 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) WMI
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (7.50%) SCSM
5 2 (5.00%) Netcool
5 2 (5.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Opsview
6 1 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
6 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.50%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Sybase
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) Intel
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) CommVault
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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Synergize Consulting
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