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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 558 519 536
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 25 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.078% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.05% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 16
Average daily rate
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£385 £320 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -18.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £368
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
3928 3608 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 7.41% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2097 1892
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 £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.06 £40.57 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +16 9 £413 +83.33% 4
East of England -25 5 £450 - 1
South East -8 3 £363 -14.70% 3
East Midlands 0 2 £381 +52.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £255 -
North West -5 1 - -
South West -40 1 £385 -26.66% 1
Midlands - - - -
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (75.38%) Windows
1 49 (75.38%) Hyper-V
2 48 (73.85%) SCCM
3 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
4 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (53.85%) SCOM
6 30 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (33.85%) VMware
9 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
11 18 (27.69%) DNS
11 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (24.62%) MCSE
13 15 (23.08%) DHCP
13 15 (23.08%) HP
14 14 (21.54%) Migration
15 13 (20.00%) SCOrch
16 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
16 12 (18.46%) ITIL
17 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
17 11 (16.92%) SAN
17 11 (16.92%) Clustering
18 10 (15.38%) MCITP
18 10 (15.38%) SQL
18 10 (15.38%) MCP
18 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
18 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (15.38%) SCDPM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.23%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.23%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) DNS
2 15 (23.08%) DHCP
3 11 (16.92%) SAN
4 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.62%) IPv6
6 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.08%) Firewall
8 1 (1.54%) VPN
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.54%) Network Security
8 1 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.54%) Junos
8 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Consultant
2 14 (21.54%) Server Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Data Migration Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Server Support
9 3 (4.62%) Network Support Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Server Support Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Server Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Network Support
10 2 (3.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.54%) WAP
2 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.15%) Linux
9 3 (4.62%) UNIX
9 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Migration
2 12 (18.46%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Workflow
4 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.08%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.54%) Information Management
8 1 (1.54%) High Availability
8 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.62%) VBScript
5 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (24.62%) MCSE
3 10 (15.38%) MCITP
3 10 (15.38%) MCP
4 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) CCAA
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) CCA
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCEA
7 1 (1.54%) CCNA
7 1 (1.54%) MCSD
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (75.38%) Hyper-V
2 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
6 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.62%) XenServer
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.54%) UAG
8 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.54%) vSphere
8 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (73.85%) SCCM
2 35 (53.85%) SCOM
3 13 (20.00%) SCOrch
4 10 (15.38%) SCDPM
5 7 (10.77%) SCSM
6 3 (4.62%) WSUS
7 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.54%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
6 6 (9.23%) Lotus
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) PlateSpin
8 3 (4.62%) Remedy
8 3 (4.62%) F5
9 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Sophos
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