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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 401 385 366
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.073% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 1.03% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
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£463 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.40% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £208 £375
% change year-on-year
+80.72% -44.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
SCVMM
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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
1729 1647 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.74% 7.06% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1121 991
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 1 £400 -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 28 (80.00%) SCCM
4 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
4 27 (77.14%) VMware
5 26 (74.29%) SCOM
6 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (71.43%) PowerShell
7 24 (68.57%) VBScript
8 23 (65.71%) Citrix
9 22 (62.86%) HP
9 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
10 20 (57.14%) XenDesktop
11 19 (54.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 19 (54.29%) NAS
11 19 (54.29%) XenApp
11 19 (54.29%) Incident Management
11 19 (54.29%) NetScaler
11 19 (54.29%) Low Latency
11 19 (54.29%) ITIL
11 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
11 19 (54.29%) SAN
11 19 (54.29%) Veritas
11 19 (54.29%) ITSM
11 19 (54.29%) Replication
11 19 (54.29%) Middleware
11 19 (54.29%) Project Management
12 18 (51.43%) IBM
12 18 (51.43%) Dell
12 18 (51.43%) C#

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
2 18 (51.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
1 19 (54.29%) SAN
1 19 (54.29%) NAS
1 19 (54.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) DDNS
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Wintel Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) OLE
2 2 (5.71%) OLE DB
2 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
1 19 (54.29%) Project Management
1 19 (54.29%) ITSM
1 19 (54.29%) Incident Management
1 19 (54.29%) Low Latency
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Validation
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 24 (68.57%) VBScript
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.86%) MCITP
1 1 (2.86%) VCP5
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 19 (54.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 19 (54.29%) XenApp
5 18 (51.43%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.57%) vSphere
8 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.86%) XenServer
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (80.00%) SCCM
2 26 (74.29%) SCOM
3 17 (48.57%) HP SIM
3 17 (48.57%) EdgeSight
4 6 (17.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.86%) SCSM
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
1 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 23 (65.71%) Citrix
3 22 (62.86%) HP
4 19 (54.29%) Veritas
5 18 (51.43%) Dell
5 18 (51.43%) IBM
5 18 (51.43%) ServiceNow
6 17 (48.57%) Nimsoft
6 17 (48.57%) Veeam
6 17 (48.57%) CA
7 3 (8.57%) Reuters
7 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco
8 1 (2.86%) 3PAR