The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 54 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 1.09% 3.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 11.90% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£90 £90 £99
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +73.01%
Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.57% 9.15% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 33
Average daily rate £300 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
East of England

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 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) OVSD
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
1 2 (66.67%) OVSD
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft