Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 203 193
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 40 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.55% 1.19% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
South West median daily rate £475 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -33.33% +41.18%
England median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -20.96%
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 1,126 843 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.44% 14.53% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 514 303
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £225
90th Percentile £650 £575 £560
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 13
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.39% -11.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £15.13 £16.35 £18.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.22% +6.29% -22.22%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +6 26 £500 +26.98%
Bristol +5 9 £294 -41.25%
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
1 38 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 35 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
5 31 (77.50%) SCOM
6 29 (72.50%) ITIL
6 29 (72.50%) SCCM
6 29 (72.50%) DV Cleared
7 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
8 25 (62.50%) Windows 10
9 24 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 22 (55.00%) DHCP
11 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
11 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
11 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
12 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 17 (42.50%) Failover Clustering
13 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (42.50%) Clustering
14 16 (40.00%) Data Protection
15 15 (37.50%) Preventative Maintenance
15 15 (37.50%) Service Management
15 15 (37.50%) ITSM
16 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (30.00%) SCDPM
17 12 (30.00%) User Experience

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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Azure
2 7 (17.50%) AWS
3 6 (15.00%) Office 365
4 3 (7.50%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) DHCP
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Server Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 17 (42.50%) Clustering
3 12 (30.00%) User Experience
4 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (62.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
3 16 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 15 (37.50%) ITSM
4 15 (37.50%) Preventative Maintenance
4 15 (37.50%) Service Management
5 12 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (12.50%) Boundary Protection
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (12.50%) Proactive Management
6 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.50%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (72.50%) DV Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) MCP
3 10 (25.00%) MCSA
3 10 (25.00%) MCSE
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (30.00%) DFS Replication
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
8 3 (7.50%) BitLocker
8 3 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (77.50%) SCOM
2 29 (72.50%) SCCM
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 17 (42.50%) Failover Clustering
4 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (30.00%) SCDPM
5 12 (30.00%) SCSM
5 12 (30.00%) WSUS
6 4 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Citrix
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight