The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 136 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 2.91% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£90 £90 £99
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +96.77%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
261 172 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.53% 7.23% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 75 118
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £35.00 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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 1 August 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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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
Essex -7 1 £90 - 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 1 August 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MSI
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) OpenView
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OVSD
3 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView
2 2 (33.33%) OVSD
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
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