Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MOF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MOF over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 886 879
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing MOF 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
UK median daily rate £475 - £501
10th Percentile £463 - £350
90th Percentile £488 - £659
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £613
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MOF is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

MOF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MOF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MOF in the UK

MOF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MOF.

Contractor daily rate trend for MOF in the UK

MOF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOF.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MOF in the UK

MOF
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOF within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +37 2 £475 -
England +27 2 £475 - 1
South East +5 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
Midlands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MOF 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 MOF.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (50.00%) VCP6
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

MOF
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) VCP6
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware