The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 232 231 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£425 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £223 £438
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -49.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year
+255.55% -
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
956 671 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.24% 8.06% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 328 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 64
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 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
Berkshire - 4 £438 -
Hampshire - 2 £190 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) SCOM
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (25.00%) SCSM
5 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (8.33%) Lync
7 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Strategist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (25.00%) SCSM
3 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus