The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 182 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.84% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£588 £150 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+291.83% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £150 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £343 £180
% change year-on-year
-21.16% +90.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £14.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+283.79% -75.83%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
358 359 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.24% 6.30% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 246 245
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -39.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) French Language
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) WMI
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Leostream
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) BT