Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 800 809
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 45 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.040% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 45
England median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £301 £228 £268
90th Percentile £574 £600 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK median hourly rate - - £22.00

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 12,835 10,049 11,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.74% 11.40% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,673 6,720 7,495
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £265
90th Percentile £645 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 211 232
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.39 £21.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.70% -19.27% +5.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.53
90th Percentile £49.57 £47.50 £50.85
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -14 16 £503 +107.22% 1
North of England -16 11 £538 +13.16% 4
London -23 9 £400 +11.11% 5
North West -8 8 £550 - 1
South West -11 5 £388 -35.42% 1
Midlands -19 5 £310 +36.37% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £320 - 1
Yorkshire -13 3 £400 -15.79% 3
East Midlands +1 1 £290 +27.47%
SCVMM
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 36 (80.00%) SCOM
2 34 (75.56%) SCCM
3 30 (66.67%) Windows
4 24 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Clustering
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
10 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (24.44%) SCOrch
11 9 (20.00%) SCSM
11 9 (20.00%) Server Building
12 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (17.78%) Remedy
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (15.56%) SAN
13 7 (15.56%) DHCP
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (13.33%) DevOps
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds

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 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DHCP
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.44%) SMS
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) DMZ
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Power BI
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) TensorFlow
2 1 (2.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.33%) PKI
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 3 (6.67%) User Experience
6 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.22%) CESG
7 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) VMS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Server Building
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Validation
3 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Server Management
4 4 (8.89%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (8.89%) Security Hardening
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.33%) DFS Replication
6 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (8.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.44%) XenApp
9 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (80.00%) SCOM
2 34 (75.56%) SCCM
3 11 (24.44%) SCOrch
4 9 (20.00%) SCSM
5 7 (15.56%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (8.89%) SCDPM
8 4 (8.89%) WSUS
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
10 1 (2.22%) Kibana
10 1 (2.22%) logstash
10 1 (2.22%) Nagios
10 1 (2.22%) Opsview
10 1 (2.22%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Remedy
4 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee