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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 150 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +16
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £213
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
SCVMM
London

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
388 458 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.11% 8.33% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 352 322
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (60.00%) Server Building
3 3 (60.00%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Dell Compellent
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware