Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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 > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 190 203
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 16 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.16% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.63% 1.80% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £340 £413 £425
90th Percentile £500 £570 £475
England median daily rate £388 £300 £433
% change year-on-year +29.17% -30.64% +8.13%
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 984 499 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.18% 8.89% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 300 365
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +12.24% -2.00%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £250
90th Percentile £575 £564 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 14 13
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.96 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.13 £44.63 £47.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Bristol -11 7 £375 -11.76% 2
Wiltshire -20 6 £425 -29.17%
Gloucestershire -10 3 £400 -20.00% 1
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 South West region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (56.25%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) SCOM
7 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
9 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) VMware
10 5 (31.25%) SCCM
10 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (18.75%) DevOps
12 3 (18.75%) Node.js
12 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
12 3 (18.75%) Clustering
12 3 (18.75%) Service Management
12 3 (18.75%) ITSM
12 3 (18.75%) MCSE
12 3 (18.75%) MCSA
12 3 (18.75%) .NET
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 3 (18.75%) IIS
12 3 (18.75%) ITIL

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 (18.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp