The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 116 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 3.23% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £388 £115
% change year-on-year
-61.29% +236.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +37.03%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
314 186 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.29% 10.99% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 67
Average daily rate £360 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £155.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Andover - 2 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) SCCM
8 6 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (40.00%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) VB
9 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 5 (33.33%) DHCP
9 5 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (33.33%) HP
9 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (33.33%) Altiris
9 5 (33.33%) Replication
9 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (20.00%) RHCE
11 3 (20.00%) CCNA
11 3 (20.00%) MS Office
11 3 (20.00%) Borland

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (6.67%) MSI
3 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) RHCE
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) RHCA
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) RHCSA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (13.33%) MOM
3 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Altiris
4 3 (20.00%) Borland
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Lumension
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp