The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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 / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 140 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.034% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.19% 0.35% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £600 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £321 £375
% change year-on-year +47.85% -14.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 228 289 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.52% 9.70% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 203 131
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.36 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.34% -23.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £12.20 £16.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.36 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SCVMM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the South West

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCVMM in the South West

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCVMM in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCVMM in the South West

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £600 -
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

SCVMM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp