The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 550 517 534
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 28 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.49% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 17
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£406 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.81 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -
SCVMM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4022 3481 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.70% 7.22% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 2086 1830
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 154 161
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in England

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCVMM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the England region.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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
London +2 12 £413 +26.92% 4
East of England - 6 £425 -
South East -2 3 £363 +13.28% 2
South West -48 3 - - 4
East Midlands 0 2 £413 +65.00% 1
North West -10 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £255 -
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 47 (77.05%) Hyper-V
2 44 (72.13%) Windows
3 39 (63.93%) SCCM
4 31 (50.82%) SCOM
4 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
5 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
7 23 (37.70%) VMware
7 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
8 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (32.79%) HP
9 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (24.59%) SCOrch
11 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (22.95%) DNS
12 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (21.31%) SAN
13 12 (19.67%) MCSE
13 12 (19.67%) Clustering
13 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
14 11 (18.03%) Migration
14 11 (18.03%) DHCP
15 10 (16.39%) Cisco
16 9 (14.75%) MS Office
17 8 (13.11%) Finance
17 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
17 8 (13.11%) ITIL
17 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
17 8 (13.11%) SCSM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) SAN
3 11 (18.03%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) IPv6
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) Junos
7 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Consultant
2 9 (14.75%) Server Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Data Migration Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Server Support
6 3 (4.92%) Server Support Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Support
6 3 (4.92%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Network Support Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) WAP
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Video Editing
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) CESG
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Migration
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Project Management
3 5 (8.20%) Workflow
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.92%) DevOps
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Information Management
4 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (1.64%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.64%) High Availability
6 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.64%) Network Design
6 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.64%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.48%) VBScript
3 6 (9.84%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.28%) VBA
5 2 (3.28%) C
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.67%) MCSE
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) MCP
4 5 (8.20%) MCITP
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCEA
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCAA
6 1 (1.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (77.05%) Hyper-V
2 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.92%) XenApp
5 3 (4.92%) XenServer
5 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) UAG
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (63.93%) SCCM
2 31 (50.82%) SCOM
3 15 (24.59%) SCOrch
4 8 (13.11%) SCSM
5 6 (9.84%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.92%) WSUS
7 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.28%) Puppet
8 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.70%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) HP
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) McAfee
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Symantec
6 5 (8.20%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) Lumension
7 3 (4.92%) Sophos
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 3 (4.92%) PlateSpin
8 2 (3.28%) Brocade
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Reuters
8 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Rate: £15.00 - £16.00 per day
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