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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 390 374 352
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 13 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 1.23% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 27
Average daily rate
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£381 £243 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.21% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £235
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 - £14.25
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
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +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 22 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 22 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 4 £369 +94.07%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 19 (57.58%) Windows
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) SCCM
3 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) MS Office
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 6 (18.18%) BMC Marimba
8 6 (18.18%) Change Management
8 6 (18.18%) MSI
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) VBScript
9 5 (15.15%) IIS
9 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) JSON
9 5 (15.15%) Application Packaging
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GoldMine
1 1 (3.03%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) Broadband
2 3 (9.09%) PBX
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (6.06%) QlikView
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) OLAP
5 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) Application Packaging
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) JPA
6 1 (3.03%) HATEOAS
6 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (6.06%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenServer
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (12.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) WMI
4 3 (9.09%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.06%) BladeLogic
5 2 (6.06%) MOM
6 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Tableau
5 2 (6.06%) Alteryx
5 2 (6.06%) Altiris
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Mercator
6 1 (3.03%) Reuters
6 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) FFastFill
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Leostream