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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 196 197 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.17% 1.45% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £170 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+238.23% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £129 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £239 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £343 £240
% change year-on-year
-23.35% +42.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £14.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.20% -51.66%
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
427 414 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.79% 6.62% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 308 305
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.23 £18.55 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Change Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) MOM
2 1 (12.50%) WMI
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Leostream
3 1 (12.50%) F5