Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 719 488 720
Rank change year-on-year -231 +232 +99
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 20 6 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.022% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 40
10th Percentile £298 £324 £353
25th Percentile £413 £359 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £438 £418
Median % change year-on-year +0.57% +4.79% +7.74%
75th Percentile £463 £478 £488
90th Percentile £539 £491 £539
UK median daily rate £500 £421 £423
% change year-on-year +18.69% -0.30% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - -

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 10,764 4,408 11,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.01% 16.04% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,793 3,068 7,951
10th Percentile £350 £310 £281
25th Percentile £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 82 241
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.61 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.31 £14.14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
75th Percentile £46.50 £37.06 £34.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £51.80 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year +15.00% -0.52% +14.89%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCVMM in England.

Daily rate trend for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCVMM in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SCVMM in England

SCVMM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCVMM in England.

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 23 October 2021. 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 -77 10 £435 -
London -202 4 £538 +79.17% 1
South West -48 2 £450 +2.86%
North West - 2 - - 1
North of England - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £403 - 1
Midlands - 1 £403 - 1
SCVMM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (65.00%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) Social Skills
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) SCCM
6 9 (45.00%) Dell
7 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) vRealize
7 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (35.00%) VSAN
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) SCOM
8 6 (30.00%) Storage Management
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (20.00%) SCDPM

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) VSAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Server Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Storage Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) BCP
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Server Building
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (65.00%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (15.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (15.00%) DFS Replication
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) vRealize
3 6 (30.00%) SCOM
4 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (20.00%) SCDPM
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (15.00%) SCSM
5 3 (15.00%) WSUS
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
6 1 (5.00%) Ansible
6 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (5.00%) Simpana
6 1 (5.00%) Terraform
6 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Dell
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (15.00%) Bomgar
5 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam