The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 136 140 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.033% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 0.39% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
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£550 £385 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
228 257 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.01% 8.44% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 64
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.81 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.09 £190.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
Wiltshire +5 5 £550 +42.85%
Bristol - 1 - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (63.64%) Lync
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 5 (45.45%) SCOM
5 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
5 5 (45.45%) WSUS
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) DFS Replication
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (45.45%) SCOrch
5 5 (45.45%) SCSM
5 5 (45.45%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) SCDPM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (63.64%) Lync
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) WFM
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCEE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) DFS Replication
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 5 (45.45%) SCOrch
2 5 (45.45%) SCSM
2 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 3 (27.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) AppSense
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
3 1 (9.09%) Lumension
3 1 (9.09%) VMware