The first table below looks at the demand for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 17 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 Cheshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 73 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £223 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
102 77 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.14% 10.43% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 34
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
SCVMM
North West

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SCVMM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCVMM 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 SCVMM.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCVMM 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 SCVMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy