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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
Rank 566 597 566
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 21 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.066% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 35
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

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
4652 4415 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.37% 8.83% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3079 2745 2662
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 140
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 13 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +18 20 £475 +18.75% 4
London +25 15 £475 -
City of London +1 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
East of England - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire +5 2 £513 +68.72%
South East -2 2 £513 +28.12% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Southampton +6 1 £513 +28.12%
Stevenage - 1 £600 -
Edinburgh - 1 £120 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £120 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 34 (79.07%) Hyper-V
3 33 (76.74%) SCOM
4 30 (69.77%) SCCM
4 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
5 25 (58.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (32.56%) ITIL
8 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (27.91%) IIS
10 11 (25.58%) Migration
10 11 (25.58%) IaaS
10 11 (25.58%) SCOrch
11 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (23.26%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (20.93%) Clustering
13 8 (18.60%) VMware
13 8 (18.60%) SCSM
13 8 (18.60%) DevOps
13 8 (18.60%) Change Control
13 8 (18.60%) WSUS
14 7 (16.28%) Skype for Business
14 7 (16.28%) SAN
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) MS Office
14 7 (16.28%) 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 12 (27.91%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (25.58%) IaaS
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.30%) PaaS
5 3 (6.98%) SaaS
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) iSCSI
3 5 (11.63%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Gitweb
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Azure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Server Building
8 1 (2.33%) Analytics
8 1 (2.33%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Management
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.33%) Line Management
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) Hyper-V
2 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.26%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (76.74%) SCOM
2 30 (69.77%) SCCM
3 11 (25.58%) SCOrch
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (18.60%) SCSM
5 8 (18.60%) WSUS
6 6 (13.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
10 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
3 6 (13.95%) Symantec
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) Dell
5 3 (6.98%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.65%) Veeam
7 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau