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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 384 400 374
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 19 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.071% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 1.00% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 10
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£500 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £178 £400
% change year-on-year
+139.43% -55.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+261.29% -
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
1830 1693 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 7.11% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1184 799
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £297 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +7 4 £308 -33.51% 1
Uxbridge - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) SCCM
3 28 (73.68%) SCOM
4 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
5 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 24 (63.16%) VMware
7 23 (60.53%) VBScript
7 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (57.89%) HP
9 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
9 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (47.37%) SAN
10 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
11 17 (44.74%) ITIL
12 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
13 15 (39.47%) Citrix
14 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
14 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
14 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
15 12 (31.58%) XenDesktop
15 12 (31.58%) SQL
16 11 (28.95%) XenApp
16 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (28.95%) SCDPM
17 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (26.32%) MS Office
18 9 (23.68%) Middleware
18 9 (23.68%) Migration
18 9 (23.68%) Replication
18 9 (23.68%) ITSM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
1 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Project
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) SAN
2 9 (23.68%) NAS
2 9 (23.68%) NetScaler
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.79%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.42%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technician
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Replication
2 7 (18.42%) CESG
3 6 (15.79%) Clustering
4 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.89%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) ITSM
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
2 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Information Management
6 4 (10.53%) Network Design
6 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.63%) Change Management
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) High Availability
9 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) VBScript
2 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) VCP5
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
2 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 12 (31.58%) XenDesktop
5 11 (28.95%) XenApp
6 9 (23.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (15.79%) vSphere
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (7.89%) XenServer
11 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
11 1 (2.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (76.32%) SCCM
2 28 (73.68%) SCOM
3 11 (28.95%) SCDPM
4 9 (23.68%) HP SIM
4 9 (23.68%) EdgeSight
5 8 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (7.89%) SCOrch
7 2 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) HP
4 15 (39.47%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) CA
5 9 (23.68%) Veritas
5 9 (23.68%) Veeam
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Nimsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Lumension
6 8 (21.05%) ServiceNow
6 8 (21.05%) IBM
6 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 8 (21.05%) McAfee
6 8 (21.05%) Sophos
6 8 (21.05%) Dell
7 5 (13.16%) EMC
7 5 (13.16%) Reuters
7 5 (13.16%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.63%) 3PAR