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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 65 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 4.26% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -
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
46 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.82% 10.34% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 20
Average daily rate £345 £392 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% +15.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £30.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.03 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 22 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 1 - -
SCVMM
North West

SCVMM
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Dell