The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.57% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £150
% change year-on-year
- +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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
90 21 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.91% 5.95% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 40
Average daily rate £325 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £148 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP