The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 625 630 600
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 36 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6016 5048 4656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.04% 8.64% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3893 3089 2708
Median daily rate £450 £405 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 164 154
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCVMM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SCVMM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCVMM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM within the UK.

SCVMM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCVMM
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 36 £400 - 9
London +9 10 £433 +8.12% 6
South East +15 9 £342 -19.52% 1
North East - 8 £306 -
Durham - 8 £306 -
Hampshire +4 6 £330 -
North West +21 5 £450 -
Hook +5 4 £320 -
City of London +34 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Merseyside +7 2 - -
South West +6 2 £425 -22.72% 2
Surrey +5 2 £463 +2.77%
Cobham - 2 £463 -
West Yorkshire +8 1 £288 -28.12%
Swindon +4 1 £450 -18.18%
Leeds +3 1 £288 -28.12%
West Sussex 0 1 £375 -6.25%
Wiltshire 0 1 £450 -18.18%
Yorkshire -3 1 £288 +27.77%
West Midlands -37 1 £450 +57.89%
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Crawley - 1 £375 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 56 (78.87%) SCCM
3 54 (76.06%) Active Directory
4 52 (73.24%) SCOM
5 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
6 46 (64.79%) VMware
6 46 (64.79%) Hyper-V
7 38 (53.52%) Windows Server
8 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (49.30%) PowerShell
9 35 (49.30%) ITIL
10 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (35.21%) SAN
12 24 (33.80%) Citrix
13 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
13 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (32.39%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (28.17%) Linux
16 19 (26.76%) DNS
16 19 (26.76%) HP
16 19 (26.76%) VMware ESX
16 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
16 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 18 (25.35%) SCSM
17 18 (25.35%) DHCP
18 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
18 17 (23.94%) XenApp
19 16 (22.54%) SCDPM
20 15 (21.13%) MS Excel

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
2 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
4 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.04%) IIS
7 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) SAN
2 19 (26.76%) DNS
3 18 (25.35%) DHCP
4 12 (16.90%) NetScaler
5 10 (14.08%) LAN
6 9 (12.68%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (12.68%) WAN
7 8 (11.27%) VLAN
7 8 (11.27%) WLAN
8 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
9 6 (8.45%) VPN
10 5 (7.04%) SMTP
10 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (4.23%) Firewall
12 2 (2.82%) DMZ
12 2 (2.82%) IPsec
12 2 (2.82%) NAS
13 1 (1.41%) IPv4
13 1 (1.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) Gitweb
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
3 7 (9.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.04%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) Clustering
3 11 (15.49%) Client/Server
4 9 (12.68%) Private Cloud
5 8 (11.27%) Replication
6 7 (9.86%) PKI
7 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.41%) Fintech
10 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 38 (53.52%) Windows Server
3 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (28.17%) Linux
6 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.63%) Unix
9 4 (5.63%) VMS
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
2 13 (18.31%) High Availability
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (11.27%) Change Control
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (9.86%) Change Management
4 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.45%) Defect Management
5 6 (8.45%) Prototyping
6 5 (7.04%) Analytics
6 5 (7.04%) Network Management
6 5 (7.04%) Release Management
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.72%) VBScript
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
5 6 (8.45%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.23%) MCITP
7 2 (2.82%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.82%) PMP
8 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (76.06%) Active Directory
2 46 (64.79%) Hyper-V
3 23 (32.39%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (26.76%) VMware ESX
5 17 (23.94%) XenApp
6 14 (19.72%) DFS Replication
7 12 (16.90%) XenDesktop
8 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (9.86%) VMware Server
9 5 (7.04%) Xen
10 4 (5.63%) Terminal Server
10 4 (5.63%) vSphere
11 2 (2.82%) Firmware
11 2 (2.82%) UAG
11 2 (2.82%) vCloud
11 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.82%) XenServer
12 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (78.87%) SCCM
2 52 (73.24%) SCOM
3 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 18 (25.35%) SCSM
5 16 (22.54%) SCDPM
6 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (15.49%) SCOrch
7 11 (15.49%) WSUS
8 5 (7.04%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (7.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (4.23%) Perfmon
11 2 (2.82%) Ansible
11 2 (2.82%) Cobbler
11 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (2.82%) OpenView
11 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (2.82%) Puppet
12 1 (1.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 46 (64.79%) VMware
3 24 (33.80%) Citrix
4 19 (26.76%) HP
5 14 (19.72%) NetApp
6 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
6 9 (12.68%) Symantec
7 8 (11.27%) Cisco
8 7 (9.86%) CA
9 6 (8.45%) Dell
10 5 (7.04%) arcserve
10 5 (7.04%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.63%) AppSense
11 4 (5.63%) Brocade
11 4 (5.63%) Lumension
12 2 (2.82%) Opsware
13 1 (1.41%) Ericsson
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