The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 25 July 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 71 81
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.59% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.75 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +72.71%
Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
80 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.39% 8.07% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 24
Average daily rate £313 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.40 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Manchester region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Manchester region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory