The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 396 370 419
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +49
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 16 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.088% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Average daily rate £308 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £180 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCVMM
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £301 -
City of London -12 2 - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (63.33%) SCCM
5 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (43.33%) SCOM
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (36.67%) Finance
10 10 (33.33%) Clustering
10 10 (33.33%) NetApp
10 10 (33.33%) ITIL
10 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 10 (33.33%) SCOrch
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
11 9 (30.00%) XenApp
11 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (30.00%) Citrix
11 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (30.00%) SAN
11 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
11 9 (30.00%) Change Management
12 8 (26.67%) Migration
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Vista
12 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
12 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Clustering
2 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Vista
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (23.33%) Data Management
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.33%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.33%) QMS
8 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 6 (20.00%) MCP
3 6 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) XenApp
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) SCCM
2 13 (43.33%) SCOM
3 10 (33.33%) SCOrch
4 7 (23.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (10.00%) SCSM
6 2 (6.67%) AppDNA
7 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) NetApp
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago