The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 68 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.089% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.38% 2.04% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£225 - £165
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £173
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £150
% change year-on-year
- +113.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.78 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +87.50%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
52 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.32% 4.35% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 25
Average daily rate £260 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (80.00%) SMTP
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (80.00%) Lotus Domino
1 8 (80.00%) Lotus
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (70.00%) MobileIron
2 7 (70.00%) Email Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Replication
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) OpenView
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (80.00%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SMTP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (70.00%) Email Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) CAE
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Lotus
2 7 (70.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP