The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
England / London
Rank 393 414 399
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15  
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.079% 0.027% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.28% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £410
% change year-on-year +13.33% -26.82%  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2106 2173 1785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.06% 9.89% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1532 1224
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 37
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCVMM in London

SCVMM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCVMM in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCVMM in London

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the London region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 4 £450 +5.88% 1
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (68.00%) SCOM
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (60.00%) SCCM
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) Clustering
6 10 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (40.00%) SCOrch
7 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) IaaS
10 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
10 6 (24.00%) MS Office
10 6 (24.00%) ITIL
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
10 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
11 5 (20.00%) Ruby
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) Symantec
11 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (20.00%) XenApp
11 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) IaaS
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Gitweb
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Server Building
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) SCOM
2 15 (60.00%) SCCM
3 10 (40.00%) SCOrch
4 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (20.00%) SCSM
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (12.00%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Tableau