The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 547 541 528
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 29 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.050% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.68% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 4
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£488 £298 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.86% -27.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £185 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £223 £375
% change year-on-year
+91.01% -40.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCVMM within the UK.

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCVMM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM within the UK.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -16 26 £500 +68.06% 14
London -14 13 £500 +58.73% 4
South East -28 8 £425 +123.68% 1
Hampshire -14 4 £308 +64.00%
Berkshire - 4 £438 - 1
South West -19 3 £420 - 3
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £420 - 1
Reading - 2 £425 - 1
City of London +13 1 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -14 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 57 (71.25%) Windows
3 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
4 53 (66.25%) SCCM
5 43 (53.75%) VMware
6 42 (52.50%) SCOM
7 39 (48.75%) PowerShell
7 39 (48.75%) HP
8 35 (43.75%) Citrix
8 35 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (42.50%) ITIL
10 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (36.25%) VBScript
12 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
12 27 (33.75%) Dell
13 26 (32.50%) SAN
14 25 (31.25%) XenDesktop
15 24 (30.00%) SharePoint
16 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
16 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (25.00%) Incident Management
18 19 (23.75%) Windows 7
19 18 (22.50%) SQL
20 17 (21.25%) Project Management
20 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
20 17 (21.25%) XenApp
20 17 (21.25%) VMware ESXi
20 17 (21.25%) NetScaler
21 16 (20.00%) Low Latency
21 16 (20.00%) EdgeSight

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) OpenStack
3 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Lync
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) SAN
2 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 17 (21.25%) NetScaler
4 16 (20.00%) NAS
5 15 (18.75%) DNS
6 14 (17.50%) DHCP
7 6 (7.50%) DMZ
7 6 (7.50%) Firewall
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.00%) VLAN
8 4 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (2.50%) WAN
9 2 (2.50%) SSH
10 1 (1.25%) LAN
10 1 (1.25%) SMS
10 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (8.75%) Legal
2 4 (5.00%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Consultant
2 18 (22.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.75%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (3.75%) VMware Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Replication
2 15 (18.75%) Clustering
3 6 (7.50%) CESG
4 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (71.25%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (23.75%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000
7 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.50%) UNIX
9 1 (1.25%) Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 17 (21.25%) Project Management
4 16 (20.00%) ITSM
4 16 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 10 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.75%) High Availability
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.25%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) Information Management
10 4 (5.00%) Network Design
11 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.50%) Change Management
12 2 (2.50%) Service Management
12 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.50%) Information Security
13 1 (1.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) PowerShell
2 29 (36.25%) VBScript
3 18 (22.50%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 5 (6.25%) Perl
5 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.50%) MCITP
6 2 (2.50%) VCP4
7 1 (1.25%) VCP5
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 35 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
4 25 (31.25%) XenDesktop
5 17 (21.25%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (21.25%) XenApp
6 16 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (13.75%) vSphere
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (7.50%) Firmware
9 6 (7.50%) XenServer
9 6 (7.50%) DFS Replication
10 4 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
11 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
12 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (2.50%) UAG
12 2 (2.50%) vCloud
13 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 53 (66.25%) SCCM
2 42 (52.50%) SCOM
3 16 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 16 (20.00%) EdgeSight
4 12 (15.00%) SCDPM
5 8 (10.00%) SCOrch
5 8 (10.00%) SCSM
6 7 (8.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.75%) XenMobile
8 2 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Puppet
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.25%) Nagios
9 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 43 (53.75%) VMware
3 39 (48.75%) HP
4 35 (43.75%) Citrix
5 27 (33.75%) Dell
6 16 (20.00%) CA
6 16 (20.00%) Veritas
6 16 (20.00%) Veeam
6 16 (20.00%) Nimsoft
7 15 (18.75%) ServiceNow
7 15 (18.75%) IBM
8 13 (16.25%) Cisco
9 9 (11.25%) Symantec
10 7 (8.75%) McAfee
10 7 (8.75%) Sophos
10 7 (8.75%) Lumension
11 6 (7.50%) AppSense
11 6 (7.50%) EMC
12 5 (6.25%) Reuters
12 5 (6.25%) Bloomberg
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