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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 113 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% 2.82% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate £325 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £55.65 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-71.06% +345.20%
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
199 319 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.46% 15.29% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 164 103
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.72 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.04% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £34.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5 £325 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) VB
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) VBScript
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) CA
7 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
7 3 (30.00%) arcserve

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WebEx
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) arcserve
5 3 (30.00%) Brocade
5 3 (30.00%) CA
5 3 (30.00%) Lumension
6 2 (20.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Bomgar
7 1 (10.00%) Borland
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (10.00%) Remedy