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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 384 387 340
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -47
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 16 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 1.66% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 33
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£425 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £159 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £403 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -30.43%
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
1721 1690 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.24% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1163 997
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £32.95 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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
City of London +12 6 £481 +183.08%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (38.24%) SCCM
4 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Project Management
9 6 (17.65%) MSI
9 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 6 (17.65%) IIS
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) BMC Marimba
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) Application Packaging
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) VBScript
10 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco
10 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 5 (14.71%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
4 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) GoldMine
1 1 (2.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Broadband
3 3 (8.82%) PBX
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) Intranet
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (5.88%) OLAP
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MSI
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) Application Packaging
3 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.94%) HATEOAS
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Scrum
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) User Stories
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) VBScript
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) XenServer
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Docker
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) WMI
4 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.88%) BladeLogic
5 2 (5.88%) MOM
6 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) Altiris
6 2 (5.88%) Tableau
6 2 (5.88%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.94%) AppSense
7 1 (2.94%) FFastFill
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) Leostream
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
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