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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 379 360 332
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 20 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.17% 1.64% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 33
Average daily rate
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£275 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £343 £230
% change year-on-year
-21.16% +48.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £14.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+283.79% -75.83%
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
1705 1459 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.71% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 954 819
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 28
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 +17 4 £519 +132.62% 1
Brentford - - - - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
5 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
7 12 (35.29%) SCCM
8 11 (32.35%) MS Office
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) Project Management
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (17.65%) VMware
12 6 (17.65%) Banking
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco
13 5 (14.71%) HP
13 5 (14.71%) LAN
13 5 (14.71%) VPN
13 5 (14.71%) .NET
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
13 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
14 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (11.76%) BMC Marimba

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (32.35%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.82%) MS Project
4 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) GoldMine
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Broadband
3 3 (8.82%) PBX
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 2 (5.88%) OLAP
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MSI
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (5.88%) French Language
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.88%) Linux
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
10 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) WFM
4 2 (5.88%) Kanban
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) ETL
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.76%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Altiris
6 2 (5.88%) AppSense
6 2 (5.88%) Tableau
6 2 (5.88%) Alteryx
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Mercator
7 1 (2.94%) Reuters
7 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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