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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 120 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 12 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.12% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.96% 1.71% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £100 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £100 £112
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £388 £115
% change year-on-year
-47.74% +236.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 - £13.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +37.03%
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
242 175 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.54% 7.19% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 98
Average daily rate £355 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.88 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.49 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 8 £110 - 1
Essex - - - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) MCP
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) Lotus
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) OpenView
5 5 (41.67%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (25.00%) BMC
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Altiris
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
8 1 (8.33%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Lotus
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Altiris
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Computacenter