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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 544 524 500
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 45 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.074% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 1.03% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 17
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£425 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £172 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £180 £400
% change year-on-year
+136.11% -55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+261.29% -
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
4239 3405 2950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.40% 7.21% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2105 1584
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 135 205
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.32 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 December 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 December 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 +23 25 £450 +5.88% 6
South East -19 8 £438 +50.86% 1
North West -4 5 £275 -
East Midlands - 3 £470 -
South West -28 2 £413 +135.71% 4
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
East of England -17 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (69.86%) Windows
1 51 (69.86%) Hyper-V
2 48 (65.75%) SCCM
3 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
4 38 (52.05%) SCOM
5 34 (46.58%) VMware
6 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
7 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
9 30 (41.10%) HP
10 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (34.25%) ITIL
12 23 (31.51%) VBScript
12 23 (31.51%) Citrix
12 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (30.14%) SAN
14 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
15 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
16 16 (21.92%) Dell
17 15 (20.55%) DNS
17 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
17 15 (20.55%) XenDesktop
18 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
18 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
18 14 (19.18%) SQL
18 14 (19.18%) DHCP
18 14 (19.18%) Clustering
19 13 (17.81%) MS Office
20 12 (16.44%) Cisco
20 12 (16.44%) Migration

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
1 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.59%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Office
2 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.22%) MS Project
3 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) SAN
2 15 (20.55%) DNS
2 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.18%) DHCP
4 9 (12.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (10.96%) NAS
6 7 (9.59%) Firewall
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.85%) DMZ
7 5 (6.85%) VPN
7 5 (6.85%) VLAN
8 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.74%) IPv6
8 2 (2.74%) SSH
9 1 (1.37%) LAN
9 1 (1.37%) WAN
9 1 (1.37%) Junos
9 1 (1.37%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.59%) Legal
2 5 (6.85%) Law
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Wintel Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) SCCM Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Network Support Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Server Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) COM
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Clustering
2 8 (10.96%) Replication
3 7 (9.59%) CESG
4 3 (4.11%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.74%) Linux
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.96%) Low Latency
3 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.96%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) ITSM
4 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) High Availability
5 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.85%) Information Management
6 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.48%) Network Design
8 2 (2.74%) Change Management
8 2 (2.74%) Service Management
8 2 (2.74%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.37%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
2 23 (31.51%) VBScript
3 14 (19.18%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.59%) C#
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
7 4 (5.48%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) CCNA
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) MCSD
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) MCTS
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (69.86%) Hyper-V
2 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
3 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.55%) XenDesktop
5 10 (13.70%) XenApp
6 8 (10.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (10.96%) vSphere
7 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (8.22%) XenServer
9 5 (6.85%) Firmware
9 5 (6.85%) DFS Replication
10 4 (5.48%) VMware Server
10 4 (5.48%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.37%) UAG
11 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (65.75%) SCCM
2 38 (52.05%) SCOM
3 12 (16.44%) SCDPM
4 11 (15.07%) SCOrch
5 8 (10.96%) HP SIM
5 8 (10.96%) EdgeSight
5 8 (10.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (9.59%) SCSM
7 3 (4.11%) XenMobile
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Puppet
9 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (46.58%) VMware
3 30 (41.10%) HP
4 23 (31.51%) Citrix
5 16 (21.92%) Dell
6 12 (16.44%) Cisco
7 10 (13.70%) Symantec
8 8 (10.96%) Veeam
8 8 (10.96%) Nimsoft
8 8 (10.96%) Lumension
8 8 (10.96%) CA
8 8 (10.96%) Veritas
8 8 (10.96%) McAfee
8 8 (10.96%) Sophos
9 7 (9.59%) IBM
9 7 (9.59%) ServiceNow
10 6 (8.22%) EMC
11 5 (6.85%) Reuters
11 5 (6.85%) Bloomberg
12 3 (4.11%) AppSense