The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 78 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% 3.33% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £213 £350
% change year-on-year
+58.35% -39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SCVMM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
95 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.58% 10.92% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 35 26
Average daily rate £525 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £427 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £32.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -28.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Chester 0 2 £225 -
SCVMM
North West

SCVMM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware