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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 564 534 485
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -49
Contract jobs citing MOM 23 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.86% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
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£400 £390 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £256 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £87.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average 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
4147 3714 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.32% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2469 2062 1645
Average daily rate £418 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 161 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 3 March 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 27 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 3 March 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 -16 23 £400 +2.56% 2
South East -17 8 £400 +5.26%
Berkshire +6 7 £425 +1.19%
London -3 4 £468 +16.87% 1
North West -16 4 £398 +27.20%
Manchester - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) SCOM
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
6 12 (25.53%) Firewall
7 11 (23.40%) VPN
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) Project Management
9 9 (19.15%) MPLS
9 9 (19.15%) Law
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) ERP
9 9 (19.15%) LAN
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) VoIP
9 9 (19.15%) WAN
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
9 9 (19.15%) Juniper
9 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
10 8 (17.02%) APMP
10 8 (17.02%) WMI
10 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (17.02%) PMP
10 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.64%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.64%) Lync
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.13%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) VPN
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 9 (19.15%) LAN
3 9 (19.15%) VoIP
3 9 (19.15%) WAN
3 9 (19.15%) DHCP
3 9 (19.15%) MPLS
4 7 (14.89%) SAN
5 3 (6.38%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) LDAP
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) SMTP
7 1 (2.13%) SMS
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) IPv4
7 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.15%) Law
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.26%) Publishing
6 1 (2.13%) Military
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Network Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SCCM Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Release Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) ERP
3 8 (17.02%) PRINCE
3 8 (17.02%) PLM
3 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) ArchiMate
8 2 (4.26%) OWASP
8 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.26%) EAI
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) APMP
2 8 (17.02%) PMP
2 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) MCTS
6 4 (8.51%) MCITP
7 2 (4.26%) VCP4
8 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) UAG
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) KVM
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.13%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) SCOM
2 8 (17.02%) WMI
3 6 (12.77%) SCCM
4 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (8.51%) SCSM
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (4.26%) Netcool
5 2 (4.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Opsview
6 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
3 9 (19.15%) Juniper
4 5 (10.64%) Symantec
4 5 (10.64%) Remedy
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Lumension
7 2 (4.26%) Websense
8 1 (2.13%) BT
8 1 (2.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
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