The table below looks at the statistics for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 613 648 619
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Contract jobs citing MOM 34 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 12
Median daily rate £345 £431 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £551 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £410 £403
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
5677 4866 4857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 8.38% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3591 3000 2872
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 184 178
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.28% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.78 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -8.88%

MOM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +25 33 £345 -19.90% 2
North East -7 16 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 16 £320 -
Tyne and Wear -14 16 £320 -
London -1 9 £444 -1.71%
Derby +5 4 £370 -9.75%
Derbyshire +2 4 £370 -9.75%
East Midlands -7 4 £370 -9.75%
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
South East +17 1 £380 -
City of London +15 1 £488 +7.97%
South West - 1 £230 -
Bristol - 1 £230 -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MOM 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 MOM.

1 61 (72.62%) Oracle
2 60 (71.43%) Windows
3 58 (69.05%) SQL
4 55 (65.48%) Windows Server
5 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 54 (64.29%) Linux
5 54 (64.29%) HP
5 54 (64.29%) Tivoli
6 52 (61.90%) Shell Script
6 52 (61.90%) TCP/IP
6 52 (61.90%) Unix
7 51 (60.71%) VB
7 51 (60.71%) Perl
8 50 (59.52%) CA
9 48 (57.14%) BMC
9 48 (57.14%) DB2
9 48 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
10 45 (53.57%) Security Cleared
11 42 (50.00%) ServiceNow
12 41 (48.81%) SC Cleared
13 40 (47.62%) ITIL
14 30 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
15 28 (33.33%) SAN
16 27 (32.14%) Server Monitoring
17 24 (28.57%) SLA
18 23 (27.38%) Incident Management
19 22 (26.19%) AAT
19 22 (26.19%) Mentoring
20 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
21 16 (19.05%) Finance

MOM
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Yammer
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 28 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) DHCP
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (1.19%) Extranet
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) NAS
5 1 (1.19%) Skype
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 48 (57.14%) DB2
3 8 (9.52%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.57%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.38%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) OLTP
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) JBehave
1 2 (2.38%) Maven
1 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (11.90%) Architect
2 7 (8.33%) Subject Matter Expert
3 5 (5.95%) Consultant
3 5 (5.95%) Developer
3 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (4.76%) Server Support
4 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Operations Manager
5 3 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 2 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre Operator
6 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (2.38%) Server Specialist
6 2 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) JMS
3 3 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.38%) JSON
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.38%) REST
4 2 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.57%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Economics
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 55 (65.48%) Windows Server
3 54 (64.29%) Linux
4 52 (61.90%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) ITIL
2 27 (32.14%) Server Monitoring
3 23 (27.38%) Incident Management
4 22 (26.19%) Mentoring
5 16 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (11.90%) Change Management
6 10 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (10.71%) High Availability
7 9 (10.71%) Operations Management
7 9 (10.71%) SOA
8 7 (8.33%) Server Building
9 6 (7.14%) ETL
9 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.95%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) SQL
2 52 (61.90%) Shell Script
3 51 (60.71%) Perl
3 51 (60.71%) VB
4 6 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) C
5 3 (3.57%) Groovy
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 41 (48.81%) SC Cleared
3 30 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (26.19%) AAT
5 5 (5.95%) PMP
6 4 (4.76%) APMP
6 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.38%) EMIR
2 2 (2.38%) MiFID
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Firmware
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (64.29%) Tivoli
2 48 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.38%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.38%) WMI
5 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.19%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (72.62%) Oracle
2 54 (64.29%) HP
3 50 (59.52%) CA
4 48 (57.14%) BMC
5 42 (50.00%) ServiceNow
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 4 (4.76%) VMware
8 3 (3.57%) Google
8 3 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) F5
9 2 (2.38%) Meraki
9 2 (2.38%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.38%) Palantir
9 2 (2.38%) Solace
10 1 (1.19%) Informatica
10 1 (1.19%) Veritas