Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SCVMM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCVMM over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 204 235
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 +3
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.052% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
North West median daily rate £550 - £450
10th Percentile £400 - £425
90th Percentile £575 - £475
England median daily rate £400 £330 £405
% change year-on-year +21.21% -18.52% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £22.00

SCVMM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 755 631 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.96% 10.90% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 393 395
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £228 £239
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 17
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -11.96% +56.45%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.04 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year +6.86% -21.79% +10.85%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SCVMM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the North West

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCVMM in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCVMM in the North West

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCVMM in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCVMM in the North West

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £563 -
Merseyside +19 3 £400 -
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 7 (100.00%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering

SCVMM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Azure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Snow