The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 198 218 217
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.082% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 1.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£450 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £361
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+52.08% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
471 431 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.93% 5.91% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 302 315
Average daily rate £420 £380 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £19.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £41.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCVMM across the City of London region.

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) CESG
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
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