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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 600 592 546
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -46
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 25 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.54% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
4785 4457 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2928 2634 2312
Average daily rate £403 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 24 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 28 August 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 -11 25 £400 +1.91% 20
Wiltshire +4 6 £550 +42.85%
South West -5 6 £550 +42.85% 2
South East -16 6 £275 -24.13% 6
London +14 5 £413 - 7
West Midlands +3 5 £285 +11.76% 3
Swindon -2 5 £550 +42.85%
Worcester - 5 £285 -
Worcestershire - 5 £285 -
Yorkshire -29 2 £313 +11.11%
Berkshire - 2 £150 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £150 - 1
City of London +4 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Barnsley 0 1 £225 +5.88%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £225 -20.00%
North West -31 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (68.06%) Windows
3 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
4 40 (55.56%) SCCM
4 40 (55.56%) SCOM
5 37 (51.39%) PowerShell
6 34 (47.22%) VMware
7 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
8 29 (40.28%) DNS
8 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (34.72%) DHCP
10 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
11 21 (29.17%) ITIL
11 21 (29.17%) HP
12 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
12 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (26.39%) SCOrch
14 18 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 16 (22.22%) Migration
16 15 (20.83%) WSUS
16 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
17 14 (19.44%) SCSM
17 14 (19.44%) Lync
17 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
17 14 (19.44%) Cisco
18 13 (18.06%) VBScript
18 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (18.06%) Finance
19 12 (16.67%) SQL Server

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (19.44%) Lync
3 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.39%) IIS
8 1 (1.39%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) 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%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) DNS
2 25 (34.72%) DHCP
3 8 (11.11%) SAN
3 8 (11.11%) VLAN
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.33%) LAN
4 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (6.94%) SNMP
5 5 (6.94%) Intranet
5 5 (6.94%) Internet
6 4 (5.56%) Telnet
6 4 (5.56%) NAS
6 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.56%) VoIP
7 3 (4.17%) Firewall
8 2 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (1.39%) DDNS
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) 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 13 (18.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Consultant
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) XML
1 5 (6.94%) OLE
1 5 (6.94%) OLE DB
2 4 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 7 (9.72%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.94%) Replication
5 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.39%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (68.06%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.33%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) UNIX
7 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.94%) Workflow
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.56%) ITSM
6 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) WFM
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.78%) High Availability
9 1 (1.39%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.06%) VBScript
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.50%) MCSE
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 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
2 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
3 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (11.11%) DFS Replication
7 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (5.56%) XenApp
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.39%) Firmware
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.39%) vSphere
9 1 (1.39%) UAG
9 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (55.56%) SCCM
1 40 (55.56%) SCOM
2 19 (26.39%) SCOrch
3 15 (20.83%) WSUS
4 14 (19.44%) SCSM
5 11 (15.28%) SCDPM
6 6 (8.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
7 4 (5.56%) HP SIM
7 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.39%) Ansible
9 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.22%) VMware
3 21 (29.17%) HP
4 14 (19.44%) Cisco
5 10 (13.89%) Dell
6 8 (11.11%) Veritas
7 6 (8.33%) IBM
7 6 (8.33%) Citrix
8 4 (5.56%) Sophos
8 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.17%) F5
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.78%) AppSense
10 2 (2.78%) McAfee
10 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.78%) Lumension
11 1 (1.39%) Nimsoft
11 1 (1.39%) Juniper
11 1 (1.39%) CA
11 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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