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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK / England
Rank 547 581 527
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -54
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 20 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.71% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 23
Median daily rate £210 £319 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £277 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £363 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £313 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% -71.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.10 £55.65
% change year-on-year
- -71.06%

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
4106 4254 4198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 8.92% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2759 2708 2498
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 129 145
Median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 West +23 7 £140 -
South East +20 7 £210 -35.38%
London +22 2 £550 +14.58% 6
East of England -2 2 - -
North East -15 2 £208 -25.89%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 54 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (60.00%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (45.00%) SCCM
5 25 (41.67%) ITIL
6 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 18 (30.00%) VMware
7 18 (30.00%) MS Office
8 17 (28.33%) Citrix
8 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
9 16 (26.67%) Software Delivery
9 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 16 (26.67%) DNS
9 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 15 (25.00%) DHCP
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (25.00%) AppSense
10 15 (25.00%) XenApp
11 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
12 13 (21.67%) Change Management
12 13 (21.67%) Migration
13 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.33%) Problem Management
14 11 (18.33%) Service Management
14 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (18.33%) Lotus
14 11 (18.33%) IBM Notes
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 11 (18.33%) IBM Notes
2 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) phpBB
6 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Office
2 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
3 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) WLAN
5 7 (11.67%) 3G
5 7 (11.67%) NAS
5 7 (11.67%) SAN
6 6 (10.00%) LAN
6 6 (10.00%) VoIP
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 5 (8.33%) ADSL
7 5 (8.33%) DMZ
7 5 (8.33%) MPLS
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MSI
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.67%) Military
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Voice Architect
9 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) Ajax
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Tika
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) Smarty
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.67%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.33%) Clustering
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.00%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
7 5 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Software Delivery
3 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
4 13 (21.67%) Change Management
4 13 (21.67%) Migration
5 11 (18.33%) Problem Management
5 11 (18.33%) Service Management
6 7 (11.67%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Software Deployment
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Presales
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Release Management
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) VB
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) VBScript
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) MCP
4 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) CISSP
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) APMP
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (25.00%) XenApp
3 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.67%) XenServer
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.33%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.33%) VMware GSX
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (45.00%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.67%) WSUS
4 3 (5.00%) Nessus
4 3 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (3.33%) MOM
5 2 (3.33%) SCOM
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) Piwik
6 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) VMware
3 17 (28.33%) Citrix
4 15 (25.00%) AppSense
5 11 (18.33%) Lotus
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco
6 6 (10.00%) ThinPrint
7 5 (8.33%) Altiris
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle
7 5 (8.33%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.00%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) ScanSafe
8 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.00%) Splunk
9 2 (3.33%) Apple
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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