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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 566 562 553
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 30 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.066% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 13
Average daily rate £400 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £223
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +89.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £56.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +255.55%
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
4027 4032 3464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.53% 8.56% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2415 1998
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 139 137
Average hourly rate £28.75 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.74% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.17 £41.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
South East +33 22 £400 -5.88% 7
London -11 4 £373 -25.50% 13
North West - 2 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £273 -
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Windows Server
3 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
3 43 (69.35%) SCCM
4 41 (66.13%) Hyper-V
5 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
6 35 (56.45%) SCOM
7 34 (54.84%) VMware
8 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
11 26 (41.94%) Migration
12 23 (37.10%) SQL
12 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (32.26%) vSphere
14 19 (30.65%) Linux
15 18 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (27.42%) ITIL
17 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
18 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (24.19%) Puppet
19 14 (22.58%) Windows Intune
19 14 (22.58%) RightScale
19 14 (22.58%) Firewall
19 14 (22.58%) Oracle
20 13 (20.97%) LAN
20 13 (20.97%) WAN
20 13 (20.97%) Ruby

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
4 2 (3.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) LAN
2 13 (20.97%) WAN
3 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.45%) Intranet
4 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) DMZ
6 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Server Support
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server Support
7 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) OLE
3 1 (1.61%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Windows Server
3 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (30.65%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.84%) AIX
9 3 (4.84%) Solaris
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.61%) Unix
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Migration
2 18 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (27.42%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Server Building
6 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.84%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.23%) High Availability
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) ISEB
7 2 (3.23%) MCDST
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 41 (66.13%) Hyper-V
2 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (32.26%) vSphere
5 6 (9.68%) XenApp
6 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.45%) XenServer
8 3 (4.84%) DFS Replication
8 3 (4.84%) KVM
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.84%) Xen
9 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (69.35%) SCCM
2 35 (56.45%) SCOM
3 15 (24.19%) Puppet
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Intune
5 10 (16.13%) SCOrch
6 9 (14.52%) SCSM
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (6.45%) SCDPM
9 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
10 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (3.23%) vMotion
10 2 (3.23%) vRealize
11 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 14 (22.58%) RightScale
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
6 10 (16.13%) HP
7 6 (9.68%) CA
8 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 4 (6.45%) NetApp
9 4 (6.45%) Symantec
10 3 (4.84%) BMC
10 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.84%) Cisco
10 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 3 (4.84%) iManage
10 3 (4.84%) Juniper
10 3 (4.84%) PlateSpin
11 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.61%) AppSense
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