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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 539 530 514
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 41 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.085% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 1.10% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 16
Average daily rate
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£406 £224 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.56% -45.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £372 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £375
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
SCVMM
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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
3983 3816 3084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.86% 7.69% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2466 2207 1811
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 155 159
Average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -11 14 £342 +80.13% 3
London -6 13 £463 +50.40% 1
Yorkshire -6 5 £375 +76.47% 1
South West - 5 £420 - 4
North West -22 2 £225 +1.12%
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
SCVMM
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SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (73.68%) Windows
1 56 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
3 49 (64.47%) SCCM
4 44 (57.89%) SCOM
4 44 (57.89%) PowerShell
5 41 (53.95%) VMware
6 35 (46.05%) ITIL
7 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (40.79%) HP
9 30 (39.47%) SharePoint
10 29 (38.16%) Dell
11 27 (35.53%) Citrix
11 27 (35.53%) VBScript
12 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
13 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
13 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (28.95%) Incident Management
15 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
15 21 (27.63%) Veritas
15 21 (27.63%) Project Management
16 20 (26.32%) SAN
16 20 (26.32%) XenApp
17 19 (25.00%) NAS
17 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 19 (25.00%) NetScaler
17 19 (25.00%) OpenStack
17 19 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (25.00%) ServiceNow

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.21%) Lync
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
2 20 (26.32%) SAN
3 19 (25.00%) NAS
3 19 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 14 (18.42%) DNS
4 14 (18.42%) DHCP
5 6 (7.89%) DMZ
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) SNMP
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) LDAP
7 1 (1.32%) DDNS
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Wintel Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) SCCM Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) OLE
2 2 (2.63%) OLE DB
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Replication
2 8 (10.53%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (73.68%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) UNIX
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) ITIL
2 22 (28.95%) Incident Management
3 21 (27.63%) Project Management
4 19 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 19 (25.00%) ITSM
5 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.53%) High Availability
7 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.95%) Information Security
11 2 (2.63%) Workflow
11 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.32%) Network Management
12 1 (1.32%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.32%) Network Load Balancing
12 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 27 (35.53%) VBScript
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (9.21%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
4 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) HND
6 1 (1.32%) VCP5
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
4 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
5 20 (26.32%) XenApp
6 19 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 19 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.89%) Firmware
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (7.89%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.95%) vSphere
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.32%) UAG
10 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (64.47%) SCCM
2 44 (57.89%) SCOM
3 16 (21.05%) EdgeSight
3 16 (21.05%) HP SIM
4 12 (15.79%) SCOrch
5 8 (10.53%) SCSM
6 7 (9.21%) SCDPM
7 4 (5.26%) WSUS
8 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Ansible
9 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 41 (53.95%) VMware
3 31 (40.79%) HP
4 29 (38.16%) Dell
5 27 (35.53%) Citrix
6 21 (27.63%) Veritas
7 19 (25.00%) ServiceNow
7 19 (25.00%) IBM
8 16 (21.05%) CA
8 16 (21.05%) Nimsoft
8 16 (21.05%) Veeam
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco
10 3 (3.95%) AppSense
10 3 (3.95%) Reuters
10 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.63%) Sophos
11 2 (2.63%) NetApp
12 1 (1.32%) hybris
12 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.32%) Google
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