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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 115 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% - 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.95% - 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £263 £343
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +39.20%
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
182 171 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.17% 6.42% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 77 128
Average daily rate £438 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £164 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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)
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 6 (46.15%) Mac OS
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) IVR

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Desktop Support
1 7 (53.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SSIS Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SSRS Developer
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
1 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
2 6 (46.15%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau