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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 146 143 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.066% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.74% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £90 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+330.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.75% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.74% -30.00%
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
365 270 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.68% 8.92% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 146 80
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £26.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 28 July 2015. 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
Essex -10 1 £388 +330.55%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM