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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 582 537 550
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +13
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 24 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.080% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 1.10% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 18
Average daily rate
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£393 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
4318 3818 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2217 1968
Average daily rate £391 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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 -35 24 £393 +22.65% 13
London +15 9 £413 +83.33% 5
East of England -21 5 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -2 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 - -
South East -24 3 £363 -9.37% 4
West Midlands - 2 £255 -
Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £281 -
City of London +17 1 £450 +67.44%
Chester +3 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £413 +65.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
South West -42 1 £385 -26.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (75.81%) Windows
1 47 (75.81%) Hyper-V
2 45 (72.58%) SCCM
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 32 (51.61%) SCOM
5 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
6 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (33.87%) VMware
8 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
10 18 (29.03%) DNS
10 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (25.81%) MCSE
13 15 (24.19%) DHCP
13 15 (24.19%) HP
14 14 (22.58%) Migration
15 12 (19.35%) SCOrch
16 11 (17.74%) SAN
17 10 (16.13%) ITIL
17 10 (16.13%) MCP
17 10 (16.13%) Clustering
17 10 (16.13%) MCITP
17 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
18 9 (14.52%) Workflow
18 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
19 8 (12.90%) Cisco
19 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
19 8 (12.90%) Finance

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.06%) Lync
3 4 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) DNS
2 15 (24.19%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) SAN
4 4 (6.45%) Internet
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) IPv6
5 3 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) VLAN
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.61%) Junos
7 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Law
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Consultant
2 14 (22.58%) Server Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Migration Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) SCCM Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Data Migration Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Server Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Server Support
8 3 (4.84%) Network Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Network Support
8 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) COM
1 1 (1.61%) WAP
1 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) Video Editing
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.45%) Linux
8 3 (4.84%) UNIX
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Workflow
4 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) DevOps
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.61%) Information Management
8 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.61%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.61%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.84%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.81%) MCSE
3 10 (16.13%) MCP
3 10 (16.13%) MCITP
4 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) CCAA
6 2 (3.23%) CCA
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCEA
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCSD
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (75.81%) Hyper-V
2 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 3 (4.84%) XenServer
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) UAG
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (72.58%) SCCM
2 32 (51.61%) SCOM
3 12 (19.35%) SCOrch
4 8 (12.90%) SCDPM
5 6 (9.68%) SCSM
6 3 (4.84%) WSUS
7 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) HP
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) McAfee
6 4 (6.45%) Lotus
7 3 (4.84%) Remedy
7 3 (4.84%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) PlateSpin
7 3 (4.84%) F5
8 2 (3.23%) Brocade
8 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle
9 1 (1.61%) Symantec
9 1 (1.61%) Sophos
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