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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 196 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.47% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
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£450 £269 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% -32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
505 422 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 5.82% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 297 345
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 12
Average hourly rate £18.46 £23.35 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.15 £34.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) SCSM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware