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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 143 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.34% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 5.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
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£413 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £180 £400
% change year-on-year
+136.11% -55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+261.29% -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
247 147 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.50% 6.22% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 78 127
Average daily rate £425 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.54 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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
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 19 December 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
Wiltshire -12 2 £413 -25.00%
Bristol - - - - 3
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft