The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 71 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% - 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £120 - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £185 £320
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -42.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.03 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-8.03% +1.33%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.98% 6.74% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 28
Median daily rate £433 £413 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -46.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 3 £120 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
North West

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) IBM Notes
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) Lotus
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Trend Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Apple

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Apple