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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 567 553 523
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 45 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.076% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 0.98% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 17
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£406 £223 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.58% -40.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £354 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £375
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -

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
4352 4169 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 7.75% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 2408 1912
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 162
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
England -16 42 £400 +79.77% 11
South East -9 15 £337 +79.46% 4
London -12 13 £463 +50.40% 1
Hampshire -12 6 £342 +85.00%
Yorkshire -7 5 £375 +76.47% 1
South West - 5 £420 - 4
Wiltshire - 5 £420 -
West Yorkshire +1 4 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 3 £450 -
Surrey +8 3 £275 -21.42%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £450 -
Guildford - 3 £275 -
Leeds -5 2 £375 -
North West -18 2 £225 +1.12% 1
West Sussex - 2 £285 -
Swindon - 2 £420 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £425 -
City of London +19 1 £400 -
Chester +7 1 £225 +1.12%
Berkshire -4 1 £488 - 3
Cheshire -7 1 £225 +1.12% 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £260 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 £100 -
York - 1 £375 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (71.05%) Hyper-V
3 52 (68.42%) Windows
4 45 (59.21%) SCCM
4 45 (59.21%) SCOM
5 44 (57.89%) VMware
6 41 (53.95%) PowerShell
7 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (39.47%) SharePoint
8 30 (39.47%) ITIL
9 29 (38.16%) Citrix
10 26 (34.21%) VBScript
11 25 (32.89%) HP
12 23 (30.26%) Incident Management
12 23 (30.26%) Dell
12 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
13 21 (27.63%) Veritas
14 20 (26.32%) Project Management
14 20 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (25.00%) XenApp
15 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (25.00%) SAN
15 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
15 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 19 (25.00%) Replication
16 18 (23.68%) ITSM
16 18 (23.68%) IBM
16 18 (23.68%) Middleware
16 18 (23.68%) C#
16 18 (23.68%) MS Excel

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (23.68%) OpenStack
3 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.84%) Lync
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) SAN
1 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (23.68%) NAS
2 18 (23.68%) NetScaler
3 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
4 3 (3.95%) VLAN
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (1.32%) LDAP
6 1 (1.32%) LAN
6 1 (1.32%) SMS
6 1 (1.32%) DMZ
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
6 1 (1.32%) DDNS
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Consultant
3 17 (22.37%) Wintel Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) OLE
2 2 (2.63%) OLE DB
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) ITIL
2 23 (30.26%) Incident Management
3 20 (26.32%) Project Management
4 18 (23.68%) ITSM
4 18 (23.68%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Information Security
7 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.63%) High Availability
8 2 (2.63%) Workflow
9 1 (1.32%) Validation
9 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.32%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.32%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.32%) Network Management
9 1 (1.32%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.32%) Service Management
9 1 (1.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) PowerShell
2 26 (34.21%) VBScript
3 18 (23.68%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) HND
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) VCP5
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (71.05%) Hyper-V
2 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
4 20 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (25.00%) XenApp
5 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (23.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.58%) vSphere
9 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.95%) vCloud
10 3 (3.95%) XenServer
11 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (2.63%) UAG
11 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (59.21%) SCCM
1 45 (59.21%) SCOM
2 15 (19.74%) HP SIM
2 15 (19.74%) EdgeSight
3 11 (14.47%) SCOrch
4 9 (11.84%) SCSM
5 8 (10.53%) SCDPM
6 5 (6.58%) WSUS
7 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Ansible
8 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (57.89%) VMware
3 29 (38.16%) Citrix
4 25 (32.89%) HP
5 23 (30.26%) Dell
6 21 (27.63%) Veritas
7 18 (23.68%) IBM
7 18 (23.68%) ServiceNow
8 15 (19.74%) Nimsoft
8 15 (19.74%) Veeam
8 15 (19.74%) CA
9 8 (10.53%) Cisco
10 4 (5.26%) AppSense
11 3 (3.95%) Reuters
11 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.95%) Sophos
12 2 (2.63%) NetApp
13 1 (1.32%) CommVault
13 1 (1.32%) Lotus
13 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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