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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 405 399 364
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 19 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.057% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 0.72% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £240 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £166 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £118
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +176.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £70.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.48% +218.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +3.12%
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
1817 1795 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.79% 7.83% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1164 1001
Average daily rate £438 £420 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.60 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 3 £369 +94.07% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (56.67%) SQL
1 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (40.00%) GitHub
5 12 (40.00%) API Development
6 11 (36.67%) Change Management
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) User Stories
8 9 (30.00%) Web Development
8 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) MS Office
10 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (23.33%) Middleware
10 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (23.33%) JPA
10 7 (23.33%) Spring
10 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (23.33%) Docker
10 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
10 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (23.33%) HATEOAS
10 7 (23.33%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GoldMine
1 1 (3.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) MSI
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
1 7 (23.33%) JPA
1 7 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (23.33%) REST
1 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 7 (23.33%) HATEOAS
1 7 (23.33%) Spring Boot
2 6 (20.00%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Swing
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) IVR
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Scrum
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) API Development
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
4 10 (33.33%) User Stories
5 9 (30.00%) Web Development
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.67%) VBScript
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MOS
2 1 (3.33%) MCDST
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Docker
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) WMI
3 2 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.67%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (6.67%) MOM
4 1 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.33%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Altiris
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) Mercator
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) FFastFill
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco