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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 613 596 584
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 33 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.088% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 1.08% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 22
Median daily rate £400 £375 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £213
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +63.76%
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
5623 4535 4224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.47% 8.10% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3579 2824 2496
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 184 149
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £35.25 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

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 29 May 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 22 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 29 May 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 -11 25 £410 +9.33% 10
South East -5 14 £410 +21.84% 1
Hampshire +4 6 £428 +27.04%
London 0 6 £400 -5.88% 4
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Erskine - 6 £300 -
Scotland - 6 £300 -
Hook +4 5 £428 +27.04%
East of England +12 4 £450 -
Guildford +3 4 £450 +63.63%
Berkshire -5 4 £388 -20.51% 1
Surrey -7 4 £450 +63.63%
Reading - 4 £388 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £450 -
City of London +45 3 £425 +6.25%
North West 0 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 56 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 51 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 48 (66.67%) SCCM
6 47 (65.28%) VMware
7 42 (58.33%) Windows Server
8 41 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (55.56%) SCOM
10 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (45.83%) PowerShell
12 29 (40.28%) Citrix
13 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (34.72%) ITIL
15 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (29.17%) Linux
17 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
18 18 (25.00%) vSphere
18 18 (25.00%) Migration
19 17 (23.61%) XenApp
20 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
21 15 (20.83%) High Availability
21 15 (20.83%) SQL
21 15 (20.83%) DNS
21 15 (20.83%) HP
21 15 (20.83%) SAN
22 14 (19.44%) Red Hat
22 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
23 13 (18.06%) Puppet
23 13 (18.06%) XenDesktop

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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.17%) Office 365
4 3 (4.17%) PaaS
5 2 (2.78%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) DNS
1 15 (20.83%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) DHCP
3 11 (15.28%) Firewall
4 10 (13.89%) LAN
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.11%) WAN
6 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (6.94%) SMTP
8 4 (5.56%) DMZ
8 4 (5.56%) IPsec
8 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.56%) VPN
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.17%) IPv4
9 3 (4.17%) IPv6
9 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.17%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Administrator
3 8 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix Support
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Server Support
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server Support
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.17%) RSS
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) PKI
4 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 42 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (29.17%) Linux
6 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.56%) Unix
10 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 18 (25.00%) Migration
3 15 (20.83%) High Availability
4 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.72%) Server Building
7 6 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (5.56%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Network Management
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Ruby
3 8 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (2.78%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.11%) Degree
5 7 (9.72%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) ISEB
6 3 (4.17%) MCITP
6 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) MCTS
7 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 51 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 41 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (25.00%) vSphere
5 17 (23.61%) XenApp
6 13 (18.06%) XenDesktop
7 12 (16.67%) VMware ESX
8 9 (12.50%) XenServer
9 6 (8.33%) DFS Replication
9 6 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (5.56%) Terminal Server
11 3 (4.17%) vCloud
12 2 (2.78%) UAG
13 1 (1.39%) Firmware
13 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (66.67%) SCCM
2 40 (55.56%) SCOM
3 13 (18.06%) Puppet
4 8 (11.11%) SCSM
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Intune
5 7 (9.72%) SCDPM
5 7 (9.72%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.94%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (6.94%) WSUS
7 4 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (4.17%) Perfmon
9 2 (2.78%) Ansible
9 2 (2.78%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.78%) OpenView
9 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.39%) vMotion
10 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) VMware
3 29 (40.28%) Citrix
4 15 (20.83%) HP
5 14 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 10 (13.89%) CA
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco
8 8 (11.11%) Dell
8 8 (11.11%) NetApp
8 8 (11.11%) RightScale
8 8 (11.11%) Symantec
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle
10 5 (6.94%) arcserve
11 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.56%) AppSense
11 4 (5.56%) Brocade
11 4 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (5.56%) Lumension
12 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.17%) Juniper