Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCVMM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCVMM over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 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.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 790 788
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -30
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 55 40 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.045% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.42% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 50
England median daily rate £425 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +24.59% -10.29%
10th Percentile £235 £325 £263
90th Percentile £519 £578 £477
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SCVMM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,844 9,487 8,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.82% 10.75% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,429 6,156 5,528
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 233 307
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.85% - +1.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £45.87 £52.84 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCVMM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCVMM in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 27 £350 -31.71% 1
South West - 14 £438 - 3
Midlands - 9 £235 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £349 - 2
London -64 5 £375 -21.05% 1
East Midlands - 3 £235 -
North of England +23 1 £550 +37.50% 3
North West +14 1 £550 - 2
SCVMM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 41 (74.55%) SCCM
2 38 (69.09%) PowerShell
3 35 (63.64%) Windows
4 33 (60.00%) SCOM
5 30 (54.55%) Hyper-V
6 29 (52.73%) Windows Server
7 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
8 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.73%) Server Building
11 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
12 15 (27.27%) IIS
12 15 (27.27%) Remedy
12 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (27.27%) Validation
12 15 (27.27%) VMware
13 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.00%) SQL
14 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
14 11 (20.00%) DevOps
15 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (14.55%) PKI
16 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (12.73%) ITIL
17 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
17 6 (10.91%) NetApp

SCVMM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (27.27%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.27%) Office 365
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.64%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
1 5 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (7.27%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) Telnet
5 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.82%) VXLAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) HDInsight
2 2 (3.64%) Power BI
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Administrator
3 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Management Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 9 (16.36%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) SCCM Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) JSON
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) Node.js
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Server Building
2 15 (27.27%) Validation
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.45%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) API Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Network Management
8 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (3.64%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Docker
7 2 (3.64%) vCloud
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.64%) XenServer
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.82%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (74.55%) SCCM
2 33 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (10.91%) SCSM
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.64%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.64%) vRealize
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Remedy
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (10.91%) NetApp
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) CA
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) F5
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.64%) Lotus
7 2 (3.64%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) SunGard