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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 596 612 597
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing MOM 52 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.042% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.49% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 18
Median daily rate £320 £347 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median 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
6069 4673 4362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.24% 8.47% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3898 2887 2547
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 157 130
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +9.09%

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 27 June 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 11 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 27 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 +26 52 £320 -7.90% 3
North East -19 38 £280 -19.41%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 37 £280 -19.41%
Tyne and Wear -27 37 £280 -19.41%
South East +7 7 £475 +18.75%
London -1 7 £475 +48.43% 2
Berkshire - 4 £438 -
Crawley - 3 £475 -
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
City of London +35 2 £323 +2.38%
Newbury - 1 - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 45 (75.00%) Oracle
2 44 (73.33%) SQL
3 43 (71.67%) Windows
4 41 (68.33%) HP
4 41 (68.33%) Windows Server
5 40 (66.67%) Linux
5 40 (66.67%) Tivoli
6 38 (63.33%) CA
6 38 (63.33%) Shell Script
6 38 (63.33%) VB
6 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
6 38 (63.33%) TCP/IP
6 38 (63.33%) Perl
6 38 (63.33%) Unix
7 36 (60.00%) DB2
7 36 (60.00%) BMC
8 34 (56.67%) HP SiteScope
9 32 (53.33%) ServiceNow
10 29 (48.33%) ITIL
10 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
11 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
12 23 (38.33%) Server Monitoring
12 23 (38.33%) SAN
13 20 (33.33%) SLA
13 20 (33.33%) Incident Management
14 19 (31.67%) Mentoring
14 19 (31.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 18 (30.00%) AAT
15 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
16 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Yammer
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) TCP/IP
2 23 (38.33%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (60.00%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) CodeRush
2 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.33%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (8.33%) Consultant
1 5 (8.33%) Subject Matter Expert
2 4 (6.67%) Analyst
2 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (5.00%) Developer
3 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Architect
4 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) Spring
2 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) LINQ
3 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Windows Server
3 40 (66.67%) Linux
4 38 (63.33%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) ITIL
2 23 (38.33%) Server Monitoring
3 20 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 19 (31.67%) Mentoring
5 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.67%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.33%) High Availability
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 5 (8.33%) Server Building
10 5 (8.33%) SOA
11 3 (5.00%) OO
11 3 (5.00%) TDD
12 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) SQL
2 38 (63.33%) Perl
2 38 (63.33%) Shell Script
2 38 (63.33%) VB
3 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (31.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (30.00%) AAT
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 40 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 34 (56.67%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.33%) WMI
5 1 (1.67%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Oracle
2 41 (68.33%) HP
3 38 (63.33%) CA
4 36 (60.00%) BMC
5 32 (53.33%) ServiceNow
6 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) VMware
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Apple
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Meraki
10 1 (1.67%) EMC
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Retek
10 1 (1.67%) TIBCO