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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 596 603 597
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 18 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.084% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.98% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 39
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.75

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
5401 4674 5064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.90% 8.50% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 2874 3121
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 158 172
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 December 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 11 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 10 December 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 -7 18 £475 +17.71% 5
London +14 10 £475 +16.92% 1
Durham - 6 £400 -
North East - 6 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £475 -
Manchester -3 1 - - 1
North West -7 1 - - 1
City of London -12 1 £500 -
Stevenage - 1 £600 -
East of England - 1 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £600 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 42 (79.25%) SCOM
3 41 (77.36%) SCCM
4 35 (66.04%) Hyper-V
4 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
5 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
5 33 (62.26%) PowerShell
6 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
7 27 (50.94%) VMware
8 25 (47.17%) ITIL
8 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (30.19%) Migration
10 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
11 14 (26.42%) IIS
11 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (24.53%) Change Control
12 13 (24.53%) Citrix
12 13 (24.53%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) NetApp
12 13 (24.53%) XenApp
12 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
14 11 (20.75%) SCSM
15 10 (18.87%) SCOrch
15 10 (18.87%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (18.87%) SQL
15 10 (18.87%) DHCP
15 10 (18.87%) DNS

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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (26.42%) IIS
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) SAN
2 10 (18.87%) DHCP
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
3 8 (15.09%) LAN
3 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
3 8 (15.09%) VLAN
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) WLAN
4 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.55%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Gitweb
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Web Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Wintel Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support
9 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
1 8 (15.09%) Private Cloud
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.64%) Linux
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) VMS
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Migration
3 13 (24.53%) Change Control
4 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Analytics
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Release Management
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (5.66%) Server Building
10 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.77%) Data Management
10 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.77%) DevOps
10 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.89%) Network Management
11 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) VBScript
4 5 (9.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Hyper-V
2 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
3 13 (24.53%) XenApp
4 10 (18.87%) DFS Replication
4 10 (18.87%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
6 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
6 7 (13.21%) VMware Server
7 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (11.32%) vSphere
8 5 (9.43%) Xen
9 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (79.25%) SCOM
2 41 (77.36%) SCCM
3 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (20.75%) SCSM
5 10 (18.87%) SCOrch
5 10 (18.87%) WSUS
6 8 (15.09%) SCDPM
7 5 (9.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Citrix
3 13 (24.53%) NetApp
4 8 (15.09%) HP
4 8 (15.09%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.43%) Symantec
6 4 (7.55%) Dell
6 4 (7.55%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) Adobe
8 1 (1.89%) Tableau