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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 590 610 610
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 48 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.69% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
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
6066 4757 4347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.34% 8.47% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 2914 2524
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 158 130
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

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 1 July 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 26 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 1 July 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 +13 41 £400 - 8
London -5 13 £425 -8.10% 1
South East +5 12 £344 +12.51% 3
Hampshire +12 7 £335 -0.44%
Erskine - 6 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Scotland - 6 £300 -
City of London +35 5 £425 +6.25%
Hook +6 5 £340 +1.04%
North West -3 5 £450 +100.00%
North East - 5 £300 -
Durham - 5 £300 -
East of England +14 4 £450 -
Berkshire - 4 £388 - 1
Reading - 4 £388 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £450 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 £288 +27.77% 2
South West -1 1 £400 -27.27%
Surrey -5 1 £475 +72.72% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Cobham - 1 £475 - 1
Leeds - 1 £288 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £288 - 2

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 66 (80.49%) Windows
2 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 57 (69.51%) SCCM
3 54 (65.85%) Hyper-V
4 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
4 53 (64.63%) VMware
5 51 (62.20%) SCOM
6 40 (48.78%) Windows Server
7 39 (47.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (41.46%) Citrix
10 33 (40.24%) ITIL
10 33 (40.24%) PowerShell
11 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (36.59%) Virtual Machines
13 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
14 25 (30.49%) SAN
15 24 (29.27%) HP
16 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
16 22 (26.83%) XenApp
17 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
17 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (24.39%) Linux
19 19 (23.17%) DNS
19 19 (23.17%) VMware ESX
20 18 (21.95%) NetApp
21 16 (19.51%) DHCP
21 16 (19.51%) XenDesktop
21 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
22 15 (18.29%) SCSM

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 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) IaaS
3 4 (4.88%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.66%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.49%) SAN
2 19 (23.17%) DNS
3 16 (19.51%) DHCP
4 12 (14.63%) NetScaler
5 11 (13.41%) LAN
6 9 (10.98%) WAN
7 8 (9.76%) iSCSI
7 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.76%) VLAN
7 8 (9.76%) VPN
7 8 (9.76%) WLAN
8 7 (8.54%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (6.10%) Firewall
9 5 (6.10%) SMTP
10 4 (4.88%) IPsec
10 4 (4.88%) Wireless
11 3 (3.66%) DMZ
11 3 (3.66%) IPv4
11 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.66%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Gitweb
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Server Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.66%) RSS
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.85%) Clustering
3 11 (13.41%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.76%) Replication
5 7 (8.54%) PKI
6 6 (7.32%) Private Cloud
7 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (80.49%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 39 (47.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (24.39%) Linux
6 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.88%) Unix
9 4 (4.88%) VMS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) High Availability
2 14 (17.07%) Migration
3 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.76%) Change Management
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.32%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.32%) Prototyping
8 6 (7.32%) Server Building
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Change Control
9 5 (6.10%) Data Management
9 5 (6.10%) Network Management
9 5 (6.10%) Release Management
9 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.07%) VBScript
3 8 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (3.66%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) C++
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 8 (9.76%) MCSE
4 8 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.10%) MCITP
6 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) ISEB
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.66%) MCTS
8 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.44%) PMP
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) MCP
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (65.85%) Hyper-V
3 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (36.59%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (26.83%) XenApp
6 19 (23.17%) VMware ESX
7 16 (19.51%) XenDesktop
8 13 (15.85%) DFS Replication
9 7 (8.54%) VMware Server
10 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (7.32%) vSphere
11 5 (6.10%) Xen
11 5 (6.10%) XenServer
12 4 (4.88%) Terminal Server
13 2 (2.44%) Firmware
13 2 (2.44%) UAG
13 2 (2.44%) vCloud
13 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 57 (69.51%) SCCM
2 51 (62.20%) SCOM
3 15 (18.29%) SCSM
4 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 14 (17.07%) SCDPM
5 10 (12.20%) SCOrch
6 6 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (7.32%) WSUS
7 5 (6.10%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (6.10%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (3.66%) Perfmon
9 3 (3.66%) Puppet
10 2 (2.44%) Ansible
10 2 (2.44%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.44%) OpenView
10 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
1 53 (64.63%) VMware
2 34 (41.46%) Citrix
3 24 (29.27%) HP
4 18 (21.95%) NetApp
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 10 (12.20%) Symantec
6 9 (10.98%) SolarWinds
7 8 (9.76%) Dell
8 7 (8.54%) CA
9 6 (7.32%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (6.10%) arcserve
10 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.88%) AppSense
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) Lumension
12 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.66%) EMC
12 3 (3.66%) Juniper
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