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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 590 582 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 40 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.064% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 13
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £505 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £285 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -18.57%
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
5619 4535 3934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.25% 8.79% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 2822 2305
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 130 123
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +19.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.75 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
London +7 13 £425 +6.25%
South East -2 12 £344 -19.05% 1
North West -3 5 £450 +100.00%
North East - 5 £300 -
South West -3 2 £425 -22.72% 1
Yorkshire +2 1 £288 +27.77%
West Midlands -28 1 £450 +71.42%
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
SCVMM
UK

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 52 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 52 (68.42%) SCCM
3 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 47 (61.84%) Hyper-V
5 46 (60.53%) VMware
6 45 (59.21%) SCOM
7 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
8 32 (42.11%) PowerShell
9 29 (38.16%) Citrix
9 29 (38.16%) ITIL
10 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
11 25 (32.89%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (28.95%) XenApp
14 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 19 (25.00%) SAN
14 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (22.37%) SCSM
16 17 (22.37%) NetApp
16 17 (22.37%) VMware ESX
17 16 (21.05%) HP
17 16 (21.05%) Linux
17 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
17 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (19.74%) SCDPM

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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (13.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) SAN
2 15 (19.74%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) DHCP
4 11 (14.47%) LAN
5 9 (11.84%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (11.84%) WAN
6 8 (10.53%) iSCSI
6 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.53%) VLAN
6 8 (10.53%) VPN
6 8 (10.53%) WLAN
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall
8 4 (5.26%) IPsec
8 4 (5.26%) Wireless
9 3 (3.95%) Bluetooth
9 3 (3.95%) Broadband
9 3 (3.95%) IPv4
9 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.95%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Gitweb
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
3 9 (11.84%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.95%) RSS
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.53%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Replication
4 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (21.05%) Linux
4 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.26%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) VMS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.79%) Migration
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 7 (9.21%) High Availability
8 6 (7.89%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.89%) Prototyping
8 6 (7.89%) Server Building
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Change Control
9 5 (6.58%) Data Management
9 5 (6.58%) Network Management
9 5 (6.58%) Release Management
9 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.42%) VBScript
3 3 (3.95%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) C++
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.89%) Degree
5 6 (7.89%) MCSE
6 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) MCITP
7 3 (3.95%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) MCTS
8 2 (2.63%) ISEB
8 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.63%) PMP
9 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) MCP
9 1 (1.32%) MCSA
System Software
1 52 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 47 (61.84%) Hyper-V
3 25 (32.89%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (28.95%) XenApp
6 17 (22.37%) VMware ESX
7 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
8 13 (17.11%) DFS Replication
9 7 (9.21%) VMware Server
10 5 (6.58%) vSphere
10 5 (6.58%) Xen
10 5 (6.58%) XenServer
11 4 (5.26%) Terminal Server
12 2 (2.63%) Firmware
12 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (68.42%) SCCM
2 45 (59.21%) SCOM
3 17 (22.37%) SCSM
4 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 15 (19.74%) SCDPM
6 12 (15.79%) SCOrch
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (3.95%) Perfmon
8 3 (3.95%) Puppet
8 3 (3.95%) WSUS
9 2 (2.63%) Ansible
9 2 (2.63%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 46 (60.53%) VMware
3 29 (38.16%) Citrix
4 17 (22.37%) NetApp
5 16 (21.05%) HP
6 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 9 (11.84%) SolarWinds
7 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (7.89%) Symantec
9 2 (2.63%) BMC
9 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.32%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat