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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
Rank 584 590 582
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 24 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.073% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.82% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 25
Median daily rate £450 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £304 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.34% -27.67%
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
4533 4622 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.98% 8.89% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 2911 2703
Median daily rate £463 £438 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 139 155
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

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 February 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 14 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 February 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 +16 21 £450 +44.00% 1
London +34 16 £450 +36.36%
City of London -2 4 £450 +5.88%
Scotland - 3 £300 -
Hampshire -1 2 £513 +79.03%
South East -7 2 £513 +66.66%
East of England - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
Edinburgh - 1 £120 -
Southampton - 1 £513 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Renfrew - 1 £340 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 36 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 35 (77.78%) SCOM
4 33 (73.33%) PowerShell
5 32 (71.11%) SCCM
5 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
6 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
7 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
8 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (28.89%) Clustering
10 13 (28.89%) SCOrch
10 13 (28.89%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
11 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
11 11 (24.44%) IaaS
12 10 (22.22%) SQL
12 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 10 (22.22%) SAN
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.00%) IIS
13 9 (20.00%) MS Office
13 9 (20.00%) DNS
13 9 (20.00%) Citrix
13 9 (20.00%) XenApp
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (17.78%) SCSM
14 8 (17.78%) DevOps
14 8 (17.78%) iSCSI

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 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
2 9 (20.00%) IIS
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (24.44%) IaaS
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Office 365
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.44%) Skype
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) QlikView
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Gitweb
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Server Building
8 2 (4.44%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Service Management
9 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.89%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (20.00%) XenApp
5 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.22%) VMFS
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (77.78%) SCOM
2 32 (71.11%) SCCM
3 13 (28.89%) SCOrch
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (17.78%) SCSM
5 8 (17.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (11.11%) WSUS
7 3 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
9 1 (2.22%) Puppet
9 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) Symantec
5 5 (11.11%) Dell
5 5 (11.11%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Adobe
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) BMC
9 1 (2.22%) CA
9 1 (2.22%) Tableau