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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 572 570 520
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Contract jobs citing MOM 21 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.051% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.68% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
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£375 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -12.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4339 4263 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.56% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2437 1898
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 161 163
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 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 25 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 17 April 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 -12 20 £375 -6.25% 8
London 0 6 £325 -35.00% 7
North West -14 3 £408 +25.38%
City of London +22 2 - - 2
Manchester -5 2 - -
South West +4 1 £375 -21.05% 1
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) SCOM
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Degree
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) DNS
6 12 (27.91%) DHCP
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Project Management
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (18.60%) APMP
10 8 (18.60%) WMI
10 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
10 8 (18.60%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 8 (18.60%) PMP
10 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
10 8 (18.60%) ERP
10 8 (18.60%) PRINCE
10 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
10 8 (18.60%) PLM
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) XML
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 6 (13.95%) MCSE
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification

MOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) DHCP
1 12 (27.91%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) VPN
3 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) SMTP
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
4 4 (9.30%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) FTP
6 2 (4.65%) SNMP
6 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.33%) SSH
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Law
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) PRINCE
2 8 (18.60%) ERP
2 8 (18.60%) PLM
2 8 (18.60%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.30%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
8 2 (4.65%) OWASP
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) ArchiMate
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 3 (6.98%) C
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) APMP
3 8 (18.60%) PMP
3 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
4 6 (13.95%) MCSE
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) MCTS
6 4 (9.30%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCT
7 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.65%) UAG
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.33%) vCloud
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) iptables
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) SCOM
2 8 (18.60%) WMI
3 4 (9.30%) SCSM
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.65%) Netcool
5 2 (4.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (4.65%) Nagios
5 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Opsview
6 1 (2.33%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) WSUS
6 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Intel
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
5 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Websense
7 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.33%) Altiris
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £345.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago