Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 200 203
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.14% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 1.78% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
South West median daily rate £394 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +41.18% -22.73%
10th Percentile £316 £425 £380
90th Percentile £500 £600 £470
England median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 890 449 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.57% 8.12% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 287 394
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £255
90th Percentile £575 £553 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 13 6
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £31.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.84% -7.35% +61.90%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.45 £19.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £105.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 - 6 £431 - 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £394 -
Wiltshire -22 1 - - 1
SCVMM
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (50.00%) SCCM
6 5 (50.00%) SCOM
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (30.00%) IIS
8 3 (30.00%) ITIL
8 3 (30.00%) .NET
8 3 (30.00%) DHCP
8 3 (30.00%) DevOps
8 3 (30.00%) Node.js
8 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (20.00%) DNS
9 2 (20.00%) Service Management

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 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (10.00%) SCSM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware