The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 53 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% - 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £306 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £270 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £55.65 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-71.15% +312.22%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
54 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.59% 5.25% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 38
Average daily rate £438 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £24.50 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.59% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau