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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 560 546 525
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 35 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.049% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 0.61% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 19
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£375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
4298 3950 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.34% 8.00% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2336 2030
Average daily rate £405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 123 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £31.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
South East +1 13 £400 +33.33% 4
South West -3 6 £550 +42.85% 2
London -6 6 £388 -3.12% 2
West Midlands +7 5 £285 - 2
Yorkshire -22 3 £225 -20.00%
North West -26 2 £225 -
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SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 52 (67.53%) Windows
3 46 (59.74%) Hyper-V
4 43 (55.84%) SCCM
4 43 (55.84%) SCOM
5 38 (49.35%) PowerShell
6 35 (45.45%) VMware
7 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
8 28 (36.36%) DNS
9 25 (32.47%) DHCP
9 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
10 24 (31.17%) ITIL
11 23 (29.87%) HP
12 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
12 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (25.97%) SCOrch
13 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
14 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
15 16 (20.78%) Migration
16 15 (19.48%) SCSM
16 15 (19.48%) Lync
17 14 (18.18%) Finance
17 14 (18.18%) WSUS
17 14 (18.18%) Dell
17 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (18.18%) Cisco
17 14 (18.18%) VBScript
18 13 (16.88%) Data Centre

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 15 (19.48%) Lync
3 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) DNS
2 25 (32.47%) DHCP
3 10 (12.99%) SAN
4 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.09%) VLAN
6 6 (7.79%) NAS
6 6 (7.79%) LAN
6 6 (7.79%) WAN
6 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.49%) Intranet
7 5 (6.49%) Internet
8 4 (5.19%) Telnet
8 4 (5.19%) Unified Communications
8 4 (5.19%) VoIP
8 4 (5.19%) SNMP
9 2 (2.60%) DMZ
9 2 (2.60%) Firewall
10 1 (1.30%) DDNS
10 1 (1.30%) Network Security
10 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Consultant
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Server Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Wintel Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) OLE
2 4 (5.19%) OLE DB
2 4 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.39%) Clustering
4 6 (7.79%) User Experience
4 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 6 (7.79%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.19%) PKI
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.30%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) UNIX
7 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Migration
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.79%) Low Latency
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.79%) ITSM
7 5 (6.49%) Workflow
7 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.90%) High Availability
10 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.60%) Security Patching
10 2 (2.60%) WFM
10 2 (2.60%) Information Security
10 2 (2.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.18%) VBScript
3 12 (15.58%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.69%) MCSE
5 6 (7.79%) MCP
6 5 (6.49%) MCITP
7 4 (5.19%) HND
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.60%) MCSA
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.60%) CCEE
9 1 (1.30%) MCTS
9 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.30%) Degree
9 1 (1.30%) CCSP
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
9 1 (1.30%) ISEB
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 46 (59.74%) Hyper-V
2 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (12.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (10.39%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.09%) DFS Replication
7 6 (7.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (7.79%) XenApp
8 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.60%) Firmware
9 2 (2.60%) UAG
10 1 (1.30%) vSphere
10 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (55.84%) SCCM
1 43 (55.84%) SCOM
2 20 (25.97%) SCOrch
3 15 (19.48%) SCSM
4 14 (18.18%) WSUS
5 12 (15.58%) SCDPM
6 6 (7.79%) NetBackup
7 5 (6.49%) HP SIM
8 4 (5.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
9 3 (3.90%) EdgeSight
10 1 (1.30%) Ansible
10 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (45.45%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) HP
4 14 (18.18%) Dell
4 14 (18.18%) Cisco
5 10 (12.99%) Veritas
6 9 (11.69%) Citrix
7 8 (10.39%) IBM
8 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow
9 4 (5.19%) Sophos
10 3 (3.90%) AppSense
10 3 (3.90%) Veeam
10 3 (3.90%) CA
10 3 (3.90%) F5
10 3 (3.90%) Nimsoft
11 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.60%) Lumension
11 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.60%) McAfee
12 1 (1.30%) Oracle