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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 620 639 607
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Contract jobs citing MOM 41 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.039% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 11
Median daily rate £320 £410 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% +31.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £342 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £553 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £405 £311
% change year-on-year
-21.03% +30.19%
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
6016 5048 4656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.04% 8.64% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3893 3089 2708
Median daily rate £450 £405 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £234
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 126 164 154
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

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 August 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 16 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 August 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 +19 40 £320 -22.03% 1
North East -5 22 £318 -8.62%
Tyne and Wear -8 22 £318 -8.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 22 £318 -8.62%
London +10 11 £400 -11.40% 1
City of London +32 3 £330 -26.90%
Derby -3 3 £365 -11.07%
Derbyshire -7 3 £365 -11.07%
East Midlands -9 3 £365 -11.07%
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
South East +16 1 £475 -
South West - 1 £230 -
Crawley - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
Bristol - 1 £230 -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 59 (73.75%) Oracle
2 57 (71.25%) Windows
3 55 (68.75%) SQL
4 52 (65.00%) Windows Server
5 51 (63.75%) SQL Server
5 51 (63.75%) Linux
5 51 (63.75%) HP
5 51 (63.75%) Tivoli
6 49 (61.25%) Shell Script
6 49 (61.25%) Unix
6 49 (61.25%) TCP/IP
7 48 (60.00%) VB
7 48 (60.00%) Perl
7 48 (60.00%) CA
8 46 (57.50%) BMC
8 46 (57.50%) DB2
9 45 (56.25%) HP SiteScope
10 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
11 39 (48.75%) ServiceNow
12 38 (47.50%) SC Cleared
12 38 (47.50%) ITIL
13 28 (35.00%) BPSS Clearance
14 27 (33.75%) SAN
15 26 (32.50%) Server Monitoring
16 24 (30.00%) SLA
17 23 (28.75%) Incident Management
18 22 (27.50%) AAT
18 22 (27.50%) Mentoring
19 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
20 16 (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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Yammer
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (61.25%) TCP/IP
2 27 (33.75%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) DHCP
3 3 (3.75%) DNS
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) Extranet
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.25%) Skype
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (63.75%) SQL Server
2 46 (57.50%) DB2
3 6 (7.50%) Big Data
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.75%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.50%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) OLTP
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JBehave
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
1 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (8.75%) Architect
1 7 (8.75%) Subject Matter Expert
2 5 (6.25%) Analyst
2 5 (6.25%) Consultant
2 5 (6.25%) Developer
3 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (5.00%) Server Support
3 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
5 2 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (2.50%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
1 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) JMS
2 3 (3.75%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Economics
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (71.25%) Windows
2 52 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 51 (63.75%) Linux
4 49 (61.25%) Unix
5 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) ITIL
2 26 (32.50%) Server Monitoring
3 23 (28.75%) Incident Management
4 22 (27.50%) Mentoring
5 16 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.50%) Operations Management
7 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 9 (11.25%) High Availability
8 7 (8.75%) Server Building
9 6 (7.50%) ETL
9 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.50%) SOA
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
12 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (3.75%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) SQL
2 49 (61.25%) Shell Script
3 48 (60.00%) Perl
3 48 (60.00%) VB
4 6 (7.50%) Java
5 3 (3.75%) C
5 3 (3.75%) Groovy
5 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
2 38 (47.50%) SC Cleared
3 28 (35.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (27.50%) AAT
5 4 (5.00%) PMP
6 3 (3.75%) APMP
6 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.50%) EMIR
2 2 (2.50%) MiFID
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Firmware
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (63.75%) Tivoli
2 45 (56.25%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (7.50%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.50%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.50%) WMI
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.25%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) Oracle
2 51 (63.75%) HP
3 48 (60.00%) CA
4 46 (57.50%) BMC
5 39 (48.75%) ServiceNow
6 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.00%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) Dell
7 4 (5.00%) VMware
8 3 (3.75%) Google
9 2 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) Meraki
9 2 (2.50%) Palantir
9 2 (2.50%) Solace
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) Informatica
10 1 (1.25%) Retek
10 1 (1.25%) SAP