The first table below looks at the demand for MOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MOM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
178 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 4.69% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 45 43
Average daily rate £275 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £522 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £15.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
MOM
England

MOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

MOM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MOM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MOM across the West Midlands region.

MOM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MOM across the West Midlands region.

MOM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MOM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
MOM
England

MOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (50.00%) Control-M
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

MOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) DCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) VMS
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds