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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 398 394 384
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 17 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.69% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 9
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£400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £378
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 - -
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
1965 1719 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 6.81% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1199 955
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £41.72 £48.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 +17 5 £388 +24.00% 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
1 19 (70.37%) SCOM
2 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (48.15%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) HP
6 12 (44.44%) VBScript
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
7 11 (40.74%) SAN
7 11 (40.74%) SCDPM
8 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
8 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco
9 9 (33.33%) MS Office
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (29.63%) Lumension
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) Symantec
10 8 (29.63%) McAfee
10 8 (29.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (29.63%) Sophos
10 8 (29.63%) Migration
10 8 (29.63%) Firewall

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Project
2 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (25.93%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
1 7 (25.93%) CESG
2 3 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Information Management
4 5 (18.52%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Network Design
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) ITSM
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) VBScript
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CCAA
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCEA
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) XenServer
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
1 19 (70.37%) SCOM
2 11 (40.74%) SCDPM
3 8 (29.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.70%) SCSM
5 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
5 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 8 (29.63%) Symantec
5 8 (29.63%) McAfee
5 8 (29.63%) Sophos
5 8 (29.63%) Lumension
6 5 (18.52%) EMC
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Reuters
8 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) CA
9 1 (3.70%) Veritas
9 1 (3.70%) AppSense
9 1 (3.70%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.70%) Veeam
9 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft