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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 630 633 604
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 23 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.052% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.62% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 23
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £150 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £406
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -23.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.81

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
5714 4823 4931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.71% 8.32% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3598 2976 2928
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 178 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.64 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.22 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 September 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 19 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 September 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 +5 23 £450 +24.13% 4
London 0 9 £475 +18.75%
Durham - 9 £388 -
North East - 9 £388 -
South East +10 2 £413 +49.32% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
City of London +12 1 £425 +6.25%
South West +11 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Swindon +9 1 £450 -18.18%
Surrey +8 1 £450 - 1
North West +6 1 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands -35 1 £450 +57.89%
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £450 -
Crawley - 1 £375 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) SCCM
3 55 (77.46%) SCOM
4 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
4 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
5 50 (70.42%) Hyper-V
6 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
7 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (57.75%) PowerShell
9 39 (54.93%) VMware
10 35 (49.30%) ITIL
11 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (36.62%) SAN
13 25 (35.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
15 23 (32.39%) Virtual Machines
15 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (30.99%) Citrix
17 20 (28.17%) DNS
17 20 (28.17%) DHCP
18 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (25.35%) Migration
19 18 (25.35%) Linux
19 18 (25.35%) HP
20 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (22.54%) WSUS
21 15 (21.13%) VMware ESX
21 15 (21.13%) NetApp
21 15 (21.13%) XenApp
22 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
5 12 (16.90%) IIS
6 10 (14.08%) Skype for Business
7 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.82%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) SAN
2 20 (28.17%) DHCP
2 20 (28.17%) DNS
3 12 (16.90%) NetScaler
4 10 (14.08%) LAN
5 9 (12.68%) WAN
6 8 (11.27%) iSCSI
6 8 (11.27%) VLAN
6 8 (11.27%) WLAN
7 6 (8.45%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (7.04%) SMTP
8 5 (7.04%) VPN
9 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.82%) DMZ
10 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.82%) Firewall
10 2 (2.82%) NAS
11 1 (1.41%) IPsec
11 1 (1.41%) SNMP
11 1 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Gitweb
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Web Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Clustering
2 11 (15.49%) Private Cloud
3 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
4 8 (11.27%) Replication
5 7 (9.86%) PKI
6 6 (8.45%) Client/Server
7 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
7 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.41%) Fintech
9 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
3 44 (61.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (25.35%) Linux
6 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.63%) VMS
10 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) Migration
3 13 (18.31%) Change Control
4 9 (12.68%) High Availability
5 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.04%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Release Management
7 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (5.63%) Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Server Building
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.72%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) VBScript
4 5 (7.04%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
5 5 (7.04%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 50 (70.42%) Hyper-V
3 23 (32.39%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (21.13%) VMware ESX
5 15 (21.13%) XenApp
6 14 (19.72%) DFS Replication
7 9 (12.68%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
9 7 (9.86%) VMware Server
10 6 (8.45%) vSphere
11 5 (7.04%) Xen
12 2 (2.82%) Firmware
12 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.82%) UAG
12 2 (2.82%) vCloud
12 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (2.82%) XenServer
13 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (83.10%) SCCM
2 55 (77.46%) SCOM
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 16 (22.54%) WSUS
5 13 (18.31%) SCSM
6 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (16.90%) SCOrch
7 10 (14.08%) SCDPM
8 7 (9.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (7.04%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (4.23%) Perfmon
12 2 (2.82%) Ansible
12 2 (2.82%) Cobbler
12 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (2.82%) OpenView
12 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (2.82%) PowerCLI
12 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (54.93%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Citrix
4 18 (25.35%) HP
5 15 (21.13%) NetApp
6 11 (15.49%) Symantec
7 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.86%) CA
8 7 (9.86%) Dell
8 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.45%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (7.04%) arcserve
11 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.63%) AppSense
11 4 (5.63%) Brocade
11 4 (5.63%) Lumension
12 3 (4.23%) Cisco
13 2 (2.82%) Opsware