The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 604 563 558
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -5
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 25 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.087% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 22
Median daily rate £410 £375 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £337 £213
% change year-on-year
+18.87% +58.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SCVMM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5215 4064 3783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.42% 8.22% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3375 2549 2246
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 172 139
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £33.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SCVMM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in England

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCVMM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the England region.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 14 £410 +32.25% 1
London -14 6 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England +11 4 £450 -
North West -13 1 - -
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 41 (64.06%) SCCM
5 40 (62.50%) VMware
6 34 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
7 32 (50.00%) SCOM
8 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
9 30 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (39.06%) Citrix
11 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (29.69%) ITIL
14 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
15 17 (26.56%) XenApp
15 17 (26.56%) Linux
16 16 (25.00%) Migration
16 16 (25.00%) vSphere
17 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
18 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
19 13 (20.31%) XenDesktop
19 13 (20.31%) Puppet
20 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
21 11 (17.19%) Firewall
21 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
21 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
22 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) LAN
3 9 (14.06%) SAN
4 8 (12.50%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.50%) WAN
5 6 (9.38%) iSCSI
5 6 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (7.81%) DHCP
7 4 (6.25%) DMZ
7 4 (6.25%) IPsec
7 4 (6.25%) VPN
7 4 (6.25%) Wireless
8 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
8 3 (4.69%) Broadband
8 3 (4.69%) IPv4
8 3 (4.69%) IPv6
8 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.69%) WiMAX
9 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix Support
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Server Support
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server Support
6 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.69%) RSS
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 30 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.56%) Linux
6 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.25%) Unix
10 4 (6.25%) Windows 2000
10 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Migration
3 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.50%) High Availability
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (10.94%) Server Building
7 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 6 (9.38%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) Network Management
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.25%) Security Patching
8 4 (6.25%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) Ruby
3 8 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
4 2 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) MCSE
6 3 (4.69%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) ISEB
6 3 (4.69%) MCITP
6 3 (4.69%) MCSA
6 3 (4.69%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.13%) PMP
System Software
1 48 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 34 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (26.56%) XenApp
5 16 (25.00%) vSphere
6 13 (20.31%) XenDesktop
7 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
8 9 (14.06%) XenServer
9 4 (6.25%) DFS Replication
9 4 (6.25%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.56%) Firmware
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.56%) vCloud
10 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (64.06%) SCCM
2 32 (50.00%) SCOM
3 13 (20.31%) Puppet
4 8 (12.50%) SCSM
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Intune
5 7 (10.94%) SCOrch
6 6 (9.38%) SCDPM
7 4 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (4.69%) Perfmon
9 2 (3.13%) Ansible
9 2 (3.13%) Cobbler
9 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.56%) vMotion
10 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (62.50%) VMware
3 25 (39.06%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) Dell
6 8 (12.50%) HP
6 8 (12.50%) NetApp
6 8 (12.50%) RightScale
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle
8 4 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (6.25%) Symantec
9 3 (4.69%) BMC
9 3 (4.69%) CA
9 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 3 (4.69%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds