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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England / London
Rank 405 413 387
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.014% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.095% 0.15% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Median daily rate £550 £480 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +74.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £313 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.10 £55.65
% change year-on-year
- -71.06%

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
2098 1963 1891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.86% 9.30% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1380 1311
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 28
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +75.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.95 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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)
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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Nessus
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) APMP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ScanSafe
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec