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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 151 185 202
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +17
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.058% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.75% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £223
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +89.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £56.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +255.55%
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
281 400 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.93% 7.78% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 296 273
Average daily rate £450 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) SCSM
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec