The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SCVMM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
London / City of London
Rank 151 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.090% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -22.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SCVMM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 346 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.40% 10.40% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 249 321
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SCVMM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the City of London

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCVMM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCVMM in the City of London

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (60.00%) SCSM
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (60.00%) SCSM
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp