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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 243 234 250
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 1.11% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £165 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £352 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £359
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
821 899 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.97% 10.26% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 473 314
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 September 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 -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
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England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) SCOrch
2 4 (57.14%) SCSM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) COM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) SCOrch
2 4 (57.14%) SCSM
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM