Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 814 797
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 -22
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 41 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.059% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 46
England median daily rate £300 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £228 £289 £225
90th Percentile £484 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £300 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% -
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 10752 10807 8977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.11% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7365 6954 5555
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
% change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 309
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 16 £277 -18.93% 1
London -34 8 £363 -21.62% 6
Midlands +26 7 £235 -47.78%
East Midlands - 6 £235 -
North of England +37 5 £475 +52.00% 1
South West -4 5 £600 +41.18% 2
North West +20 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +24 2 £475 +65.22%
West Midlands +22 1 £360 -20.00%
SCVMM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 32 (78.05%) Hyper-V
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
4 22 (53.66%) SCCM
5 19 (46.34%) SCOM
5 19 (46.34%) VMware
6 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
9 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.83%) Server Building
10 10 (24.39%) Project Management
10 10 (24.39%) NetApp
10 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
12 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) Citrix
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (19.51%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (17.07%) SCSM
13 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
13 7 (17.07%) Banking
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
13 7 (17.07%) Migration
14 6 (14.63%) Validation
14 6 (14.63%) HP
14 6 (14.63%) ITIL

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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) VXLAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Server Support
5 4 (9.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Management Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) FlexPod
3 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) SUSE
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Server Building
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) API Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.88%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (78.05%) Hyper-V
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (19.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (14.63%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (14.63%) VMware Server
5 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (7.32%) vSphere
8 2 (4.88%) Docker
8 2 (4.88%) vCloud
8 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.88%) XenApp
9 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (53.66%) SCCM
2 19 (46.34%) SCOM
3 7 (17.07%) SCSM
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (7.32%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.88%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 2 (4.88%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.88%) Unicenter
5 2 (4.88%) vRealize
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) NetApp
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 3 (7.32%) Remedy
9 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.88%) CA
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.88%) Lotus
9 2 (4.88%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Sun
10 1 (2.44%) SunGard
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam