The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 551 531 474
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -57
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 44 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 1.32% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £100 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.48 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £27.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.74% -30.00%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4290 3946 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.30% 7.99% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2320 2051
Average daily rate £405 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 124 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.69 £31.56 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +9 18 £350 +21.73% 11
South East -24 7 £388 +3.33% 5
South West +3 5 - -
North West -34 4 £260 +160.00% 1
North East -24 3 £200 -55.55%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East of England +1 1 £388 +330.55% 1
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 54 (65.06%) Windows
3 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
3 43 (51.81%) SQL
3 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
4 34 (40.96%) SCCM
5 31 (37.35%) VMware
6 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
7 26 (31.33%) Windows XP
8 25 (30.12%) MS Office
9 23 (27.71%) VBScript
10 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
11 20 (24.10%) VB
12 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
13 16 (19.28%) McAfee
13 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.87%) Scrum
14 14 (16.87%) T-SQL
14 14 (16.87%) Java
14 14 (16.87%) ITIL
14 14 (16.87%) HP
14 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
15 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 12 (14.46%) Change Management
16 12 (14.46%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (14.46%) GitHub

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (13.25%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.02%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.61%) Confluence
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
2 25 (30.12%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.20%) GoldMine
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) DNS
2 6 (7.23%) SAN
2 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 3 (3.61%) HTTP
4 3 (3.61%) LAN
5 2 (2.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.41%) Network Security
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.20%) NAS
6 1 (1.20%) Junos
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.20%) WebEx
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.20%) SSL
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) MSI
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Front Office
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Packager
7 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Application Packaging
2 7 (8.43%) Middleware
2 7 (8.43%) Spring
2 7 (8.43%) JPA
2 7 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (8.43%) REST
2 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (8.43%) HATEOAS
2 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot
3 6 (7.23%) JSON
4 5 (6.02%) Software Packaging
4 5 (6.02%) jQuery
4 5 (6.02%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) Swing
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) IVR
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
3 26 (31.33%) Windows XP
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.64%) Linux
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
1 14 (16.87%) Scrum
1 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.46%) Change Management
2 12 (14.46%) API Development
3 10 (12.05%) User Stories
4 9 (10.84%) Web Development
5 8 (9.64%) Release Management
5 8 (9.64%) Workflow
6 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.43%) Software Delivery
7 6 (7.23%) Service Management
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Use Case
8 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) Server Building
9 4 (4.82%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) VBScript
3 20 (24.10%) VB
4 14 (16.87%) T-SQL
4 14 (16.87%) Java
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 4 (4.82%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MOS
8 1 (1.20%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (8.43%) Docker
4 5 (6.02%) XenApp
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (40.96%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 6 (7.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.02%) OpenView
4 4 (4.82%) MOM
5 3 (3.61%) Unicenter
5 3 (3.61%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.61%) WMI
5 3 (3.61%) WSUS
6 2 (2.41%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.41%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.41%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.20%) SCSM
7 1 (1.20%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) McAfee
4 14 (16.87%) HP
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
6 5 (6.02%) Lotus
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco
7 4 (4.82%) Altiris
8 3 (3.61%) Lumension
8 3 (3.61%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.61%) BMC
8 3 (3.61%) CA
8 3 (3.61%) Sophos
9 2 (2.41%) AppSense
9 2 (2.41%) Brocade
10 1 (1.20%) Meridio
10 1 (1.20%) FFastFill
10 1 (1.20%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
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