The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 564 527 531
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs citing MOM 25 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.96% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 17
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£325 £416 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.92% +26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £218 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4129 3753 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.34% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2097 1956
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 168 178
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%

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 29 July 2014.

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 16 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 29 July 2014. 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 -25 19 £382 -8.34% 3
South East -7 11 £311 +107.50% 1
Hampshire - 9 £310 -
Scotland - 6 £325 -
London -16 4 £399 -30.69% 1
South West -33 2 £405 -3.57% 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hook - - - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) SCOM
5 15 (28.30%) SCCM
5 15 (28.30%) Clustering
6 14 (26.42%) HP
7 13 (24.53%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) Project Management
8 12 (22.64%) SAP Afaria
9 11 (20.75%) SAN
9 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) IIS
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 10 (18.87%) BMC
10 10 (18.87%) IBM
11 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.98%) BMC PATROL
11 9 (16.98%) Control-M
11 9 (16.98%) VMware
11 9 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
13 7 (13.21%) UNIX
13 7 (13.21%) Symantec
13 7 (13.21%) Sophos
13 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
13 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
13 7 (13.21%) Qualys

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (18.87%) IIS
2 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.21%) Lync
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Consultant
2 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Business Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Server Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) DBA
5 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Operator
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.77%) Spring
2 2 (3.77%) Java EE
2 2 (3.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) OSGi
2 2 (3.77%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.32%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.77%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.55%) Release Management
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) UML
8 2 (3.77%) ITSM
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
2 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) APMP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) UAG
3 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) SCOM
2 15 (28.30%) SCCM
3 12 (22.64%) SAP Afaria
4 9 (16.98%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (16.98%) Control-M
5 7 (13.21%) HP SIM
5 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
6 6 (11.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (9.43%) Unicenter
7 5 (9.43%) Tivoli NetView
7 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (9.43%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (9.43%) OMEGAMON
8 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
9 3 (5.66%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.89%) WMI
10 1 (1.89%) WSUS
10 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) HP
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) IBM
4 10 (18.87%) BMC
5 9 (16.98%) VMware
6 7 (13.21%) Altiris
6 7 (13.21%) Qualys
6 7 (13.21%) Symantec
6 7 (13.21%) Sophos
7 6 (11.32%) Unisys
8 5 (9.43%) Citrix
9 4 (7.55%) Cisco
9 4 (7.55%) Retek
10 3 (5.66%) Websense
10 3 (5.66%) Remedy
10 3 (5.66%) Sun
10 3 (5.66%) Lumension
11 2 (3.77%) Intel
12 1 (1.89%) Dell