The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 17 April 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 Edinburgh 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 53 59
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.13% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.92% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +71.42%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.13% 6.96% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 58
Average daily rate £430 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £277 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £110.00 £31.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.55% +97.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
Scotland

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh