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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 577 577 531
Rank change year-on-year
0 -46
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 31 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.048% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 18
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
4549 4215 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.83% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2458 2153
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 131 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 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 23 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 1 July 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 -15 30 £400 +14.28% 20
South East -7 12 £337 -5.21% 5
London -6 10 £463 +26.27% 7
West Sussex - 5 £400 -
South West +2 4 £550 +42.85% 5
Surrey 0 4 £275 -22.53% 1
Gatwick - 4 - -
Swindon +4 3 £550 +42.85%
Wiltshire +1 3 £550 +42.85%
Guildford - 3 £275 -
Barnsley +3 2 £225 +5.88%
Chester -4 2 £225 -
South Yorkshire -12 2 £225 -20.00%
Cheshire -15 2 £225 -
Yorkshire -15 2 £225 -20.00%
North West -20 2 £225 -
Hook - 2 £337 -
Hampshire - 2 £337 -
Milton Keynes -1 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £475 -
City of London -4 1 £400 - 1
Leatherhead -22 1 £450 +28.57%
Bristol - 1 - - 1

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 51 (70.83%) Windows
3 48 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 42 (58.33%) SCCM
4 42 (58.33%) SCOM
5 41 (56.94%) VMware
6 39 (54.17%) PowerShell
7 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (34.72%) ITIL
8 25 (34.72%) SharePoint
9 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 22 (30.56%) DNS
11 21 (29.17%) DHCP
11 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
12 19 (26.39%) HP
12 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
12 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 16 (22.22%) VBScript
14 16 (22.22%) Dell
15 15 (20.83%) Citrix
15 15 (20.83%) Project Management
15 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (20.83%) Finance
15 15 (20.83%) Migration
15 15 (20.83%) SCOrch
16 14 (19.44%) SCSM
16 14 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (19.44%) Incident Management

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (34.72%) SharePoint
2 13 (18.06%) Lync
3 10 (13.89%) OpenStack
3 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.39%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) DNS
2 21 (29.17%) DHCP
3 13 (18.06%) SAN
4 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.89%) NAS
5 10 (13.89%) NetScaler
6 8 (11.11%) VLAN
7 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP
8 2 (2.78%) SNMP
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.39%) WAN
9 1 (1.39%) LDAP
9 1 (1.39%) LAN
9 1 (1.39%) SMS
9 1 (1.39%) DMZ
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) DDNS
9 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 19 (26.39%) Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Server Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Project Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) OLE
2 2 (2.78%) OLE DB
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Replication
3 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.56%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.39%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (70.83%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.78%) UNIX
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Project Management
2 15 (20.83%) Migration
3 14 (19.44%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.89%) ITSM
4 10 (13.89%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (6.94%) Workflow
5 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) High Availability
8 2 (2.78%) Server Building
9 1 (1.39%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.39%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 16 (22.22%) VBScript
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (6.94%) MCITP
7 4 (5.56%) HND
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCSA
8 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.78%) CCEE
9 1 (1.39%) MCTS
9 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.39%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) CCSP
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) ISEB
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 48 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (18.06%) XenDesktop
6 10 (13.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (13.89%) XenApp
7 9 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (6.94%) DFS Replication
9 3 (4.17%) UAG
10 2 (2.78%) vCloud
10 2 (2.78%) vSphere
10 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.39%) XenServer
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (58.33%) SCCM
1 42 (58.33%) SCOM
2 15 (20.83%) SCOrch
3 14 (19.44%) SCSM
4 11 (15.28%) SCDPM
5 10 (13.89%) WSUS
6 7 (9.72%) HP SIM
6 7 (9.72%) EdgeSight
7 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
8 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
8 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (56.94%) VMware
3 19 (26.39%) HP
4 16 (22.22%) Dell
5 15 (20.83%) Citrix
6 14 (19.44%) Veritas
7 11 (15.28%) IBM
8 10 (13.89%) ServiceNow
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco
10 7 (9.72%) CA
10 7 (9.72%) Veeam
10 7 (9.72%) Nimsoft
11 4 (5.56%) AppSense
11 4 (5.56%) Sophos
12 2 (2.78%) F5
13 1 (1.39%) Lotus
13 1 (1.39%) McAfee
13 1 (1.39%) Google
13 1 (1.39%) hybris
13 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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