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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 247 232 234
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.044% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£337 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -21.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
SCVMM
England

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
961 823 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.41% 9.06% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 411 453
Average daily rate £390 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 59
Average hourly rate £20.19 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

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 2 July 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 2 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
West Sussex - 5 £400 -
Surrey +1 4 £275 -22.53% 2
Hampshire - 2 £337 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £475 -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) SCOM
3 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (48.00%) SCCM
5 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (44.00%) Windows
6 11 (44.00%) DHCP
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (28.00%) VLAN
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) SCSM
11 6 (24.00%) SCDPM
11 6 (24.00%) SCOrch
11 6 (24.00%) Lync
11 6 (24.00%) WSUS
11 6 (24.00%) Migration
11 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 5 (20.00%) NetBackup

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Lync
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 7 (28.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCSP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) UAG
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) SCOM
2 12 (48.00%) SCCM
3 7 (28.00%) SCSM
4 6 (24.00%) WSUS
4 6 (24.00%) SCDPM
4 6 (24.00%) SCOrch
5 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (16.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas
4 4 (16.00%) Sophos
5 2 (8.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper