The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 386 341 357
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 26 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 3.52% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 35
Average daily rate £225 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +71.42%
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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City of London -17 5 £150 -31.81% 2
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (70.21%) Windows
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 26 (55.32%) Windows 7
5 25 (53.19%) Citrix
6 21 (44.68%) MS Office
7 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
7 20 (42.55%) Finance
8 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
9 17 (36.17%) ITIL
9 17 (36.17%) SCCM
10 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
10 15 (31.91%) Blackberry
10 15 (31.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (29.79%) VPN
12 13 (27.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (27.66%) Project Management
12 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
13 12 (25.53%) XenApp
14 10 (21.28%) Banking
15 8 (17.02%) AppSense
15 8 (17.02%) Oracle
15 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
16 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
16 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
16 7 (14.89%) iPhone
16 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
16 7 (14.89%) Fat Client
16 7 (14.89%) iPad

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Office
2 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Khalix
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) VPN
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 5 (10.64%) Intranet
3 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 4 (8.51%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) VoIP
5 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.38%) PBX
5 3 (6.38%) Broadband
5 3 (6.38%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) EDMS
1 3 (6.38%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.26%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
4 6 (12.77%) Law
4 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (10.64%) Legal
5 5 (10.64%) Back Office
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Publishing
6 2 (4.26%) French Language
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Desktop Support
1 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
1 10 (21.28%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Desktop Support
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Applications Packager
6 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Director
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Blackberry
2 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) iPhone
3 7 (14.89%) Fat Client
3 7 (14.89%) iPad
3 7 (14.89%) Thin Client
4 6 (12.77%) Hedge funds
5 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.51%) CMDB
6 3 (6.38%) PMI
6 3 (6.38%) Clustering
7 2 (4.26%) EPoS
7 2 (4.26%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (4.26%) EFT
8 1 (2.13%) Derivative
8 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.13%) Replication
8 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Windows 7
3 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
5 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.51%) ITSM
6 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) WFM
7 3 (6.38%) Information Management
7 3 (6.38%) Document Management
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.38%) E-Discovery
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) ABAP
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) APMP
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MOS
5 1 (2.13%) MCDST
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (25.53%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) Terminal Server
5 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.38%) IAG
6 3 (6.38%) UAG
7 1 (2.13%) XenServer
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) ZENworks
2 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (53.19%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) AppSense
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) Symantec
5 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) Speakerbus
6 5 (10.64%) Altiris
6 5 (10.64%) Reuters
6 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
7 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 4 (8.51%) Apple
8 3 (6.38%) Siebel
8 3 (6.38%) SAP
8 3 (6.38%) Sophos
8 3 (6.38%) Remedy
8 3 (6.38%) Lotus
9 2 (4.26%) BMC
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco
West London
Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £14 to £16 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago