The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 32 28
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category - 8.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +209.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +113.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.78 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +87.50%
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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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
22 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.73% 4.71% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate £180 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £165 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside