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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 138 108
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.78% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Average daily rate
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- £195 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £235
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 - £14.25
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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
261 281 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.27% 9.38% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 137 92
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £166 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 23
Average hourly rate £24.25 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.45% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.03 £27.90 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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)
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software License Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software License Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec