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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 550 478 567
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +89
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 40 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.058% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.87% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 6
Average daily rate £213 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.48% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCVMM
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 16 £308 -31.66% 9
South East 0 14 £185 - 3
West Midlands -14 3 £213 -22.72%
North West -15 2 £223 - 1
Yorkshire -19 2 £213 -43.33% 1
South West - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (91.94%) Hyper-V
2 52 (83.87%) Windows
3 44 (70.97%) SCCM
4 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (56.45%) PowerShell
6 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (46.77%) SCOM
9 24 (38.71%) VMware
10 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (33.87%) ITIL
12 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
12 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
13 19 (30.65%) Blackberry
14 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
14 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
15 17 (27.42%) Finance
15 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (25.81%) MCSE
17 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
17 15 (24.19%) Migration
17 15 (24.19%) MCITP
18 13 (20.97%) XenApp
18 13 (20.97%) SQL
18 13 (20.97%) MCP
18 13 (20.97%) HP
18 13 (20.97%) DHCP
18 13 (20.97%) DNS

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
1 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.13%) IBM Notes
3 10 (16.13%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.84%) Lync
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) DHCP
1 13 (20.97%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) SAN
3 10 (16.13%) Internet
3 10 (16.13%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.84%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Server Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Migration Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) Data Migration Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) SCCM Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Environment Manager
10 1 (1.61%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Project Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Blackberry
2 12 (19.35%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.84%) Video Editing
4 3 (4.84%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.84%) UNIX
9 3 (4.84%) Linux
10 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Migration
3 12 (19.35%) Workflow
4 10 (16.13%) Data Protection
5 9 (14.52%) Change Management
6 7 (11.29%) Data Management
6 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.61%) QMS
10 1 (1.61%) Security Management
10 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.61%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.81%) MCSE
3 15 (24.19%) MCITP
4 13 (20.97%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCDST
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (91.94%) Hyper-V
2 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) XenApp
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (70.97%) SCCM
2 29 (46.77%) SCOM
3 12 (19.35%) SCOrch
4 10 (16.13%) SCDPM
5 7 (11.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (6.45%) SCSM
7 3 (4.84%) ARCserve
8 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (3.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 10 (16.13%) NetApp
5 10 (16.13%) Lotus
6 7 (11.29%) Symantec
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) Veeam
8 3 (4.84%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.84%) IBM
9 2 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (3.23%) Brocade
9 2 (3.23%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
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