The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 372 377 351
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 22 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 1.25% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
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£223 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £297 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £375 £264
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +42.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £26.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+110.00% +92.72%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1695 1599 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.07% 7.31% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1078 750
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 44
Average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.90 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.44%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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City of London +10 3 £275 -26.27% 1
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (71.79%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
4 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 14 (35.90%) SCCM
5 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
6 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) MS Office
8 10 (25.64%) Citrix
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (23.08%) VMware
10 8 (20.51%) Project Management
10 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco
11 6 (15.38%) Broadband
11 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (12.82%) Software Deployment
12 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
12 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
12 5 (12.82%) LAN
12 5 (12.82%) PBX
12 5 (12.82%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (25.64%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Broadband
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) Intranet
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) PBX
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) WLAN
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) OLAP
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.13%) iPhone
5 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.13%) Linux
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
10 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Software Deployment
3 3 (7.69%) Line Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.13%) ETL
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (5.13%) WFM
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.26%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Altiris
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) AppSense
7 2 (5.13%) Tableau
7 2 (5.13%) Alteryx
7 2 (5.13%) Capita
7 2 (5.13%) McAfee
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Lotus
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Mercator
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) Dell