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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 564 569 511
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -58
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 67 41 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 0.98% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 45
Median daily rate £285 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £538 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £263 £343
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Median hourly rate £16.85 £20.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.13 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +39.20%
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
5085 4174 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.98% 8.23% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3256 2556 2270
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £562 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 187 155
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -16.00%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East -7 27 £265 - 1
South East +4 19 £375 +30.43% 1
East of England - 9 - -
North West -3 5 - -
London -19 4 £375 -16.66%
South West -6 2 £363 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £108 -28.33% 1
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 90 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 78 (82.11%) Windows
3 52 (54.74%) Active Directory
4 51 (53.68%) SCCM
5 41 (43.16%) Windows 7
6 36 (37.89%) VMware
6 36 (37.89%) DNS
6 36 (37.89%) DHCP
7 31 (32.63%) Software Delivery
8 30 (31.58%) SQL
8 30 (31.58%) VBScript
9 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
9 29 (30.53%) Hyper-V
10 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
10 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (27.37%) Citrix
12 24 (25.26%) XenApp
12 24 (25.26%) AppSense
13 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
13 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (24.21%) VB
13 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
14 22 (23.16%) MS Office
14 22 (23.16%) ITIL
15 21 (22.11%) Computer Science
15 21 (22.11%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 18 (18.95%) Degree
17 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
18 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.16%) MS Office
3 7 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.26%) MS Project
4 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.16%) Acrobat
5 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.89%) DHCP
1 36 (37.89%) DNS
2 14 (14.74%) VPN
3 12 (12.63%) IPsec
3 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.58%) HTTP
4 11 (11.58%) IPv6
4 11 (11.58%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (9.47%) BGP
6 7 (7.37%) Internet
6 7 (7.37%) NAS
6 7 (7.37%) SAN
7 6 (6.32%) 3G
7 6 (6.32%) Firewall
7 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (4.21%) SMTP
8 4 (4.21%) WebEx
9 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) Power BI
7 1 (1.05%) QlikView
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MSI
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.05%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (11.58%) Marketing
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 14 (14.74%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Consultant
4 9 (9.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.37%) SSRS Developer
6 7 (7.37%) T-SQL Developer
7 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Software Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 13 (13.68%) CSS
3 10 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) JMS
4 4 (4.21%) SOAP
5 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.05%) J2EE
5 1 (1.05%) MDX
5 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.58%) Public Cloud
3 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.26%) Clustering
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.16%) IVR
7 3 (3.16%) PDA
8 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.05%) CESG
9 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.05%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Statistics
9 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.11%) Windows
2 41 (43.16%) Windows 7
3 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 8
5 13 (13.68%) Windows Vista
6 12 (12.63%) Linux
7 11 (11.58%) Apple iOS
8 10 (10.53%) Mac OS
9 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (9.47%) Ubuntu
10 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
12 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000
14 2 (2.11%) Unix
15 1 (1.05%) Android
15 1 (1.05%) HPUX
15 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Software Delivery
2 22 (23.16%) ITIL
3 12 (12.63%) Presales
4 11 (11.58%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.58%) Process Improvement
4 11 (11.58%) Workflow
5 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 9 (9.47%) Information Security
6 9 (9.47%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.37%) ETL
7 7 (7.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.37%) Project Management
7 7 (7.37%) Software Distribution
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
1 30 (31.58%) VBScript
2 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 23 (24.21%) VB
3 15 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.58%) C
5 9 (9.47%) C#
5 9 (9.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (10.53%) MCSE
4 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.42%) MCSA
5 8 (8.42%) MCSD
6 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.37%) MCP
7 2 (2.11%) APMG
7 2 (2.11%) CCNA
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CCSP
8 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.05%) CISM
8 1 (1.05%) CISSP
8 1 (1.05%) CRISC
8 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (14.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (54.74%) Active Directory
2 29 (30.53%) Hyper-V
3 24 (25.26%) XenApp
4 21 (22.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (14.74%) XenDesktop
6 14 (14.74%) XenServer
7 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (53.68%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) OpenView
3 5 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.16%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 90 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.89%) VMware
3 26 (27.37%) Citrix
4 24 (25.26%) AppSense
5 15 (15.79%) Oracle
6 10 (10.53%) Apple
7 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.42%) HP
9 6 (6.32%) ThinPrint
10 4 (4.21%) Bomgar
10 4 (4.21%) StorageTek
10 4 (4.21%) Sun
11 3 (3.16%) Adobe
11 3 (3.16%) Lotus
11 3 (3.16%) Peregrine
11 3 (3.16%) Remedy
12 2 (2.11%) Cisco
12 2 (2.11%) Facebook
12 2 (2.11%) SAP
13 1 (1.05%) LogLogic
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