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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 534 534 511
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 37 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 12
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£450 £413 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £301 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £223 £455
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -51.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £56.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+255.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year
+255.55% -

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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -8 34 £450 +9.09% 12
London +22 21 £500 +17.64% 3
South East -11 6 £425 - 2
North West +3 5 £275 +23.59% 1
Merseyside - 5 £275 -
Berkshire - 4 £438 -
City of London +14 3 £290 -27.50% 1
Liverpool - 2 £279 -
Hampshire - 2 £190 -
South West -20 1 £420 - 5
Sheffield - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £420 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £420 -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 58 (76.32%) Hyper-V
2 53 (69.74%) Windows
3 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 50 (65.79%) SCCM
5 42 (55.26%) VMware
6 40 (52.63%) SCOM
7 37 (48.68%) PowerShell
8 36 (47.37%) HP
9 35 (46.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (43.42%) Citrix
11 30 (39.47%) ITIL
12 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
12 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (36.84%) VBScript
14 25 (32.89%) SAN
15 23 (30.26%) Dell
15 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
16 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
16 20 (26.32%) SharePoint
17 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
18 17 (22.37%) Incident Management
18 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
19 16 (21.05%) SQL
19 16 (21.05%) XenApp
20 15 (19.74%) VMware ESXi
20 15 (19.74%) NetScaler
20 15 (19.74%) Project Management
20 15 (19.74%) DNS
21 14 (18.42%) DHCP

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 13 (17.11%) OpenStack
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.58%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) SAN
2 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.74%) NetScaler
3 15 (19.74%) DNS
4 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 14 (18.42%) NAS
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.89%) Firewall
6 5 (6.58%) DMZ
7 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 4 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 2 (2.63%) SSH
9 1 (1.32%) Internet
9 1 (1.32%) LAN
9 1 (1.32%) IPv6
9 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (9.21%) Legal
2 4 (5.26%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Wintel Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Administrator
8 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Clustering
1 14 (18.42%) Replication
2 6 (7.89%) CESG
3 3 (3.95%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) UNIX
8 2 (2.63%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) ITIL
2 17 (22.37%) Incident Management
3 15 (19.74%) Project Management
4 14 (18.42%) ITSM
4 14 (18.42%) Low Latency
5 10 (13.16%) Migration
6 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.89%) High Availability
7 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.26%) Information Management
9 4 (5.26%) Network Design
10 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.63%) Change Management
11 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.63%) Service Management
12 1 (1.32%) Zachman Framework
12 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) PowerShell
2 28 (36.84%) VBScript
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) C#
5 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.58%) Perl
7 4 (5.26%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSD
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VCP5
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (76.32%) Hyper-V
2 35 (46.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
4 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
5 16 (21.05%) XenApp
6 15 (19.74%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (18.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (14.47%) vSphere
9 7 (9.21%) XenServer
10 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (6.58%) Firmware
11 5 (6.58%) DFS Replication
12 4 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (5.26%) VMware Server
13 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
14 2 (2.63%) vCloud
15 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 50 (65.79%) SCCM
2 40 (52.63%) SCOM
3 14 (18.42%) EdgeSight
3 14 (18.42%) HP SIM
4 9 (11.84%) SCDPM
5 8 (10.53%) SCOrch
6 7 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (7.89%) SCSM
8 3 (3.95%) XenMobile
9 2 (2.63%) Puppet
9 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.32%) Nagios
10 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (55.26%) VMware
3 36 (47.37%) HP
4 33 (43.42%) Citrix
5 23 (30.26%) Dell
6 14 (18.42%) CA
6 14 (18.42%) Veritas
6 14 (18.42%) Nimsoft
6 14 (18.42%) Veeam
7 13 (17.11%) ServiceNow
7 13 (17.11%) Cisco
7 13 (17.11%) IBM
8 9 (11.84%) Symantec
9 7 (9.21%) McAfee
9 7 (9.21%) Sophos
9 7 (9.21%) Lumension
10 6 (7.89%) EMC
11 5 (6.58%) Reuters
11 5 (6.58%) Bloomberg
11 5 (6.58%) AppSense
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