Period
to 22 January 2020

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 6 months to 22 January 2020 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 209 189
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 -
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 19 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.01% 1.87% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -
10th Percentile £285 £345 £413
90th Percentile £550 £515 £484
England median daily rate £423 £388 £300
% change year-on-year +9.03% +29.17% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 943 961 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.05% 15.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 596 296
South West median daily rate £488 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +19.80%
10th Percentile £262 £286 £251
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 14
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.92% -49.22%
10th Percentile £16.55 £17.50 £16.96
90th Percentile £68.61 £49.13 £26.43
England median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £16.82
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.07% -15.93%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2020.

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 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
Bristol +14 7 £363 -17.14%
Gloucestershire +3 4 £550 +15.79%
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 18 (94.74%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (63.16%) SCOM
2 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (42.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Dell
5 7 (36.84%) Clustering
5 7 (36.84%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) SCCM
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2017
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Author
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Author
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Preventative Maintenance
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) DFS Replication
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 3 (15.79%) SCDPM
5 3 (15.79%) SCSM
5 3 (15.79%) WSUS
6 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.53%) Canon