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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 429 428 409
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.026% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.078% 0.31% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Median daily rate £308 £356 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +65.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £331 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £381 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £180.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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
2575 1967 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.94% 8.68% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1396 1491
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 43
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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)
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 7 December 2016.

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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) B2C
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) APMP
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3

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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) LIMS
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) B2C
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) LabVantage
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ScanSafe
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware