The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 71 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 1.31% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 12.50% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £160 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +33.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +71.42%
Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
83 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.47% 10.51% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 30
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
Buckinghamshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft