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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 412 394 389
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 12 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.10% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 33
Average daily rate
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£345 £289 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £313 £273
% change year-on-year
-36.15% +14.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+8.74% +1.44%
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
1947 2007 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 8.28% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1314 1183
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.23 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) GitHub
2 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (48.00%) API Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) User Stories
5 9 (36.00%) SCCM
5 9 (36.00%) Web Development
5 9 (36.00%) Change Management
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (28.00%) Middleware
7 7 (28.00%) Spring
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) JPA
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (28.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (28.00%) HATEOAS

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Broadband
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
1 7 (28.00%) JPA
1 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (28.00%) REST
1 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 7 (28.00%) HATEOAS
1 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) API Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) User Stories
4 9 (36.00%) Web Development
4 9 (36.00%) Change Management
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
9 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) Spectrum Management
9 1 (4.00%) Office Automation
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.00%) RAD
9 1 (4.00%) CRM
9 1 (4.00%) ERP
9 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) APMP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Docker
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) WMI
3 2 (8.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (8.00%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Mercator
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Altiris