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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 612 594 551
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -43
Contract jobs citing MOM 21 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.36% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
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£451 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.47% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £301 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £311 £175
% change year-on-year
+31.16% +77.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4752 4415 3928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.90% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2927 2607 2275
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 154
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 17 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 21 £451 +44.47% 3
East Midlands - 8 £451 -
London +8 6 £451 +18.34% 1
Derby - 6 £451 -
Derbyshire - 6 £451 -
East of England +8 3 £458 -
North East - 3 £347 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £347 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £458 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £347 -
City of London - 3 £451 -
Cambridge - 3 £458 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Hampshire -7 1 - - 1
South East -32 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) SCOM
3 14 (37.84%) ERP
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (29.73%) Change Management
6 11 (29.73%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (27.03%) PLM
7 10 (27.03%) Integration Testing
7 10 (27.03%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) APMP
8 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
8 9 (24.32%) PMP
8 9 (24.32%) PMI Certification
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (24.32%) SMTP
9 8 (21.62%) Aerospace
10 7 (18.92%) DHCP
10 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 7 (18.92%) SAN
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (18.92%) Middleware
10 7 (18.92%) C
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (13.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Movex
1 2 (5.41%) RMDS
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.41%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) SMTP
1 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) NAS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) JBehave
2 1 (2.70%) CodeRush
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 8 (21.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (13.51%) Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 3 (8.11%) Spring
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
3 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.41%) JPA
4 2 (5.41%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) XSLT
4 2 (5.41%) EDIFACT
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) iSeries
4 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ERP
2 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 10 (27.03%) PLM
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) Integration Testing
3 10 (27.03%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) Workflow
5 5 (13.51%) Workflow Management
5 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) C
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) PMP
1 9 (24.32%) PMI Certification
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
1 9 (24.32%) APMP
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCT
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Varnish
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.41%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.70%) SCSM
4 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) HP
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Sybase
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Intel
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) StreamServe
5 2 (5.41%) Infor
5 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Solace
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Google
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