The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 129 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.034% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 0.28% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £388 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +330.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+78.35% +30.22%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
233 358 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.20% 12.16% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 223 137
Median daily rate £425 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 22
Median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +177.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £46.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Apple
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Vista
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) Software Deployment
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (60.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) IVR
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (10.00%) VMware