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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 544 528 535
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 51 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.097% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 1.37% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £173 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £235 £378
% change year-on-year
+64.89% -37.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -

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
4470 3653 3358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 7.06% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2769 2219 1797
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 148 195
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 -15 49 £400 - 16
London +6 26 £400 -5.88% 4
City of London +26 6 £290 -30.74%
North West -2 5 £275 -
Swindon -5 5 £413 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire -9 5 £413 -25.00% 1
South East -19 5 £450 +55.17% 2
South West -33 5 £413 +135.71% 6
Merseyside - 5 £275 -
East Midlands +7 4 £470 - 3
Berkshire +5 4 £438 -
East of England -7 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £615 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 £279 -
Slough - 2 £425 -
Nottingham - 2 £615 -
Yorkshire -14 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 51 (68.00%) Hyper-V
3 49 (65.33%) SCCM
4 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
5 36 (48.00%) SCOM
6 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
6 34 (45.33%) VMware
7 31 (41.33%) PowerShell
8 29 (38.67%) HP
9 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (30.67%) Citrix
11 21 (28.00%) ITIL
12 20 (26.67%) VBScript
12 20 (26.67%) SAN
12 20 (26.67%) Windows 7
13 19 (25.33%) DNS
14 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
15 17 (22.67%) DHCP
16 15 (20.00%) MS Office
16 15 (20.00%) XenDesktop
17 14 (18.67%) SQL
17 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
17 14 (18.67%) Migration
17 14 (18.67%) Clustering
18 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
18 13 (17.33%) Dell
18 13 (17.33%) SCOrch
19 12 (16.00%) SCDPM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.67%) Lync
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.00%) MS Project
3 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) SAN
2 19 (25.33%) DNS
3 17 (22.67%) DHCP
4 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.33%) Firewall
5 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.67%) VPN
6 5 (6.67%) DMZ
6 5 (6.67%) VLAN
6 5 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (4.00%) IPv6
7 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.67%) SSH
9 1 (1.33%) LAN
9 1 (1.33%) WAN
9 1 (1.33%) Junos
9 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.33%) Legal
2 5 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Consultant
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Wintel Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Support
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Server Support Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Server Support
8 3 (4.00%) Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Network Support Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.33%) COM
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) CESG
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.67%) UNIX
9 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
3 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.00%) High Availability
4 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.67%) ITSM
5 5 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.67%) Information Management
6 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.33%) Network Design
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Change Management
7 2 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) PowerShell
2 20 (26.67%) VBScript
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (5.33%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (13.33%) MCSE
4 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCITP
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) CCAA
6 2 (2.67%) CCA
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.67%) CCEA
6 2 (2.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSD
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB
7 1 (1.33%) PMP
7 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.33%) VCP5
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (68.00%) Hyper-V
2 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.67%) XenApp
5 8 (10.67%) vSphere
6 5 (6.67%) Firmware
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (6.67%) XenServer
6 5 (6.67%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 49 (65.33%) SCCM
2 36 (48.00%) SCOM
3 13 (17.33%) SCOrch
4 12 (16.00%) SCDPM
5 8 (10.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (9.33%) SCSM
7 5 (6.67%) HP SIM
7 5 (6.67%) EdgeSight
8 3 (4.00%) XenMobile
9 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.67%) Puppet
10 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 29 (38.67%) HP
4 23 (30.67%) Citrix
5 13 (17.33%) Dell
6 12 (16.00%) Cisco
7 10 (13.33%) Symantec
8 8 (10.67%) Lumension
8 8 (10.67%) McAfee
8 8 (10.67%) Sophos
9 6 (8.00%) EMC
10 5 (6.67%) Veritas
10 5 (6.67%) CA
10 5 (6.67%) AppSense
10 5 (6.67%) Reuters
10 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
10 5 (6.67%) Nimsoft
10 5 (6.67%) Veeam
11 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.33%) IBM
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