The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 545 526 519
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 24 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.062% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Average daily rate
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£360 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3680 3434 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.57% 7.39% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1968 1833
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 157 161
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.76 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
SCVMM
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 9 £388 +72.22%
East Midlands +5 3 £350 +40.00% 2
North West -6 3 - - 2
South East -10 3 £355 -21.11% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £281 -19.64% 1
East of England -18 2 £450 -
South West -35 1 £385 -26.66% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
SCVMM
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SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (82.81%) Hyper-V
2 52 (81.25%) Windows
3 50 (78.13%) SCCM
4 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
5 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
7 32 (50.00%) SCOM
8 23 (35.94%) VMware
9 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (29.69%) DNS
11 17 (26.56%) HP
11 17 (26.56%) MCSE
12 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (25.00%) ITIL
12 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 16 (25.00%) DHCP
12 16 (25.00%) Migration
13 14 (21.88%) SQL
13 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
14 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (20.31%) SCDPM
14 13 (20.31%) MCP
14 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
14 13 (20.31%) MCITP
15 12 (18.75%) Workflow
15 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
16 11 (17.19%) Blackberry

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
1 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (15.63%) IBM Notes
2 10 (15.63%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (7.81%) Lync
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) DNS
2 16 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (15.63%) Internet
4 8 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.56%) Junos
6 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) IPv6
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Law
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Server Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) Migration Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Data Migration Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Server Support Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Server Support
10 2 (3.13%) Support Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Network Support Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Network Support
10 2 (3.13%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Blackberry
1 11 (17.19%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) CESG
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.69%) Linux
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Migration
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Workflow
3 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
4 6 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) DevOps
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.56%) Information Management
7 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (1.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.56%) MCSE
3 13 (20.31%) MCITP
3 13 (20.31%) MCP
4 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) CCAA
6 2 (3.13%) CCA
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.13%) CCEA
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 53 (82.81%) Hyper-V
2 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.69%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (78.13%) SCCM
2 32 (50.00%) SCOM
3 13 (20.31%) SCDPM
4 8 (12.50%) SCOrch
5 5 (7.81%) SCSM
6 3 (4.69%) WSUS
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.56%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) VMware
3 17 (26.56%) HP
4 10 (15.63%) Lotus
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco
6 6 (9.38%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (4.69%) Remedy
8 3 (4.69%) PlateSpin
8 3 (4.69%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.13%) Brocade
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) Sophos
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