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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 573 544 536
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing MOM 22 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.066% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 16
Average daily rate
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£373 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £225
% change year-on-year
+15.10% +54.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £43.88 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00

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
4470 3653 3358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 7.06% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2769 2219 1797
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 148 195
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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
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 22 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 26 November 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 -26 22 £373 +0.87% 8
London +3 14 £350 -8.73% 4
South East -14 7 £400 +15.10% 3
Hampshire -21 5 £400 +17.64% 1
Berkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Reading - 1 £400 - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) SCOM
5 15 (38.46%) Firewall
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (33.33%) Symantec
7 13 (33.33%) Lync
8 12 (30.77%) HP
8 12 (30.77%) SAN
9 11 (28.21%) VMware
10 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.64%) LAN
10 10 (25.64%) WAN
11 9 (23.08%) VoIP
11 9 (23.08%) VPN
11 9 (23.08%) Juniper
11 9 (23.08%) MPLS
11 9 (23.08%) Law
11 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
12 8 (20.51%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (20.51%) Clustering
12 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) SCCM
13 7 (17.95%) Backup Exec
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco
13 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (33.33%) Lync
2 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (15.38%) IIS
6 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.56%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) SAN
3 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
4 9 (23.08%) VoIP
4 9 (23.08%) VPN
4 9 (23.08%) MPLS
5 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.82%) NAS
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 9 (23.08%) Law
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
1 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Data Management
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) PLM
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) RHCE
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) UAG
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCOM
2 8 (20.51%) SAP Afaria
2 8 (20.51%) SCCM
3 7 (17.95%) Backup Exec
4 6 (15.38%) HP SIM
5 5 (12.82%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (12.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (5.13%) OpenView
7 2 (5.13%) WMI
8 1 (2.56%) Nagios
8 1 (2.56%) SCSM
8 1 (2.56%) Ansible
8 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Symantec
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 11 (28.21%) VMware
5 9 (23.08%) Juniper
5 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco
7 6 (15.38%) Lumension
7 6 (15.38%) Remedy
7 6 (15.38%) Sophos
7 6 (15.38%) Qualys
7 6 (15.38%) Altiris
8 5 (12.82%) Websense
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
9 2 (5.13%) BMC
10 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.56%) BT
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) SAP
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