The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 76 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.29% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.71% 2.31% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £150
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +113.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.78 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +43.75%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
105 130 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.86% 12.43% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 41
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £144 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 6 - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Terminal Services
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) ISA Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) BladeLogic
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Broadband
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Systems Management Server (SMS). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Terminal Services
1 5 (83.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) BladeLogic
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin