The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 18 April 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 Glasgow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 61 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 0.11% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.50% 2.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £471 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +71.42%
Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.82% 4.75% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 23
Average daily rate £400 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £429 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
Scotland

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Altiris
3 9 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) Replication
3 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (40.00%) SCCM
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) MCDST
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (20.00%) WSUS
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Replication
1 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCDST
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 3 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Altiris
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) CA