The first table below looks at the demand for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 240 222 250
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.094% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.89% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£300 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
761 899 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.27% 10.61% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 448 289
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 43
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.74% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCVMM across the South East region.

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SCVMM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the South East region.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (94.44%) SCCM
1 17 (94.44%) Hyper-V
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) SCOM
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (61.11%) SQL
7 10 (55.56%) Internet
7 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
7 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 10 (55.56%) IBM Notes
7 10 (55.56%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (55.56%) SCDPM
7 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
7 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
7 10 (55.56%) Lotus
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (50.00%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (16.67%) VMware

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 10 (55.56%) IBM Notes
1 10 (55.56%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) SCCM
2 15 (83.33%) SCOM
3 10 (55.56%) SCDPM
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 2 (11.11%) SCSM
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Lotus
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix