The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 407 410 414
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.042% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.52% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
SCVMM
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1833 1930 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.78% 8.17% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1250 1033
Average daily rate £429 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 45
Average hourly rate £17.35 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £32.70 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in London

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in London

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in London

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £400 -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) SCCM
2 15 (75.00%) SCOM
2 15 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (45.00%) VBScript
6 9 (45.00%) HP
7 8 (40.00%) Dell
7 8 (40.00%) SCOrch
8 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) SAN
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
9 6 (30.00%) Veritas
9 6 (30.00%) Replication
9 6 (30.00%) ITSM
9 6 (30.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (30.00%) Middleware
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) IBM
9 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
9 6 (30.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (30.00%) OpenStack
9 6 (30.00%) NetScaler

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) SNMP
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) DDNS
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) OLE
2 3 (15.00%) OLE DB
2 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITSM
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) VBScript
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (30.00%) XenApp
4 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) SCCM
1 15 (75.00%) SCOM
2 8 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (20.00%) HP SIM
4 3 (15.00%) SCSM
4 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
5 2 (10.00%) WSUS
6 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) Dell
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas
6 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
7 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 3 (15.00%) Nimsoft
7 3 (15.00%) CA
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) AppSense
8 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.00%) Lumension
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds