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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 165 210 197
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.051% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £402 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +34.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £246 £298 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.22% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+70.78% +15.33%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
London

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
389 471 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.37% 7.95% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 355 384
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -21.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

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

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware