The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MOM over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Manager (MOM)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 640 605
Rank change year-on-year +57 -35  
Contract jobs citing MOM 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Median daily rate £614 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £356 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -32.72% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4539 5011 4462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.03% 9.31% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3182 2654
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 135 172
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

MOM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for MOM in the UK

MOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MOM in the UK

MOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MOM over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MOM in the UK

MOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MOM in the UK

MOM
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 22 £614 +22.75% 1
London +34 9 £615 +60.78%
Cambridgeshire +9 8 - -
East of England +4 8 - -
Huntingdon - 8 - -
City of London - 6 £615 -
South East - 3 £398 -
Bolton - 2 £200 -
Manchester - 2 £200 -
Berkshire - 2 £370 -
North West - 2 £200 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £613 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MOM 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 MOM.

1 41 (75.93%) Finance
2 28 (51.85%) SOA
3 26 (48.15%) Web Services
4 24 (44.44%) Oracle
4 24 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (42.59%) REST
6 22 (40.74%) Banking
7 21 (38.89%) IBM
7 21 (38.89%) Service Design
8 20 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (33.33%) MuleSoft
9 18 (33.33%) Anypoint
10 17 (31.48%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 17 (31.48%) IBM Integration Bus
11 16 (29.63%) Data Integration
11 16 (29.63%) API Integration
12 15 (27.78%) XML
13 14 (25.93%) Java
13 14 (25.93%) Project Management
13 14 (25.93%) DevOps
14 13 (24.07%) Big Data
14 13 (24.07%) JSON
15 12 (22.22%) Open Source
15 12 (22.22%) CRM
16 11 (20.37%) B2B
16 11 (20.37%) B2C
16 11 (20.37%) PMI Certification
17 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
17 9 (16.67%) Programme Management

MOM
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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (33.33%) Anypoint
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) Mule
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) NAS
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) QlikView
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) ProC
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) JBehave
4 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (75.93%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Architect
2 20 (37.04%) Lead Architect
3 17 (31.48%) Integration Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Compliance Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Web Services
2 23 (42.59%) REST
3 18 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (31.48%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (27.78%) XML
6 13 (24.07%) JSON
7 6 (11.11%) .NET
7 6 (11.11%) Middleware
8 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.41%) CSS
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) SOAP
8 4 (7.41%) Visualforce
8 4 (7.41%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.41%) XSLT
9 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.56%) GWT
9 3 (5.56%) J2EE
9 3 (5.56%) Struts
10 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) PMI
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) SOA
2 24 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (38.89%) Service Design
4 17 (31.48%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 16 (29.63%) API Integration
5 16 (29.63%) Data Integration
6 14 (25.93%) DevOps
6 14 (25.93%) Project Management
7 12 (22.22%) CRM
7 12 (22.22%) Open Source
8 11 (20.37%) B2B
8 11 (20.37%) B2C
9 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.81%) Change Management
11 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.11%) ERP
11 6 (11.11%) ETL
12 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.41%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Apex Code
3 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) SOQL
3 4 (7.41%) SOSL
3 4 (7.41%) VB
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) VB6
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) APMP
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) PMP
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.70%) VMware GSX
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.85%) Control-M
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle
2 21 (38.89%) IBM
3 18 (33.33%) MuleSoft
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Informatica
4 4 (7.41%) Nokia
4 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.41%) Tableau
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Pega
7 1 (1.85%) Unisys