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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 103 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.45% - 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.91% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £225 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £185 £320
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -42.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.77 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-6.74% -0.07%
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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
206 105 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.30% 9.53% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 56 59
Median daily rate £330 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £280 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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)
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 £225 - 3
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (98.39%) Windows
3 59 (95.16%) DHCP
3 59 (95.16%) DNS
4 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
4 58 (93.55%) SCCM
5 55 (88.71%) XenApp
5 55 (88.71%) AppSense
5 55 (88.71%) Citrix
6 54 (87.10%) Software Delivery
7 51 (82.26%) VMware
7 51 (82.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 43 (69.35%) XenServer
8 43 (69.35%) XenDesktop
9 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
9 33 (53.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 32 (51.61%) Disclosure Scotland
10 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
11 29 (46.77%) Windows 7
11 29 (46.77%) SQL
12 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
13 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
14 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
14 24 (38.71%) VBScript
14 24 (38.71%) VB
15 22 (35.48%) MS Exchange
15 22 (35.48%) Degree
15 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
16 21 (33.87%) ITIL
17 20 (32.26%) MSI

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (30.65%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 59 (95.16%) DHCP
1 59 (95.16%) DNS
2 8 (12.90%) 3G
2 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.84%) SNMP
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MSI
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Build Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 1 (1.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 1 (1.61%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (1.61%) Active Directory Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (1.61%) IT Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.90%) Fat Client
2 8 (12.90%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (98.39%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 29 (46.77%) Windows 7
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Software Delivery
2 21 (33.87%) ITIL
3 19 (30.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 19 (30.65%) Software Distribution
4 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Escalation Management
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.45%) Server Building
6 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
3 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
3 24 (38.71%) VB
3 24 (38.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) BPSS Clearance
1 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) MCSA
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (51.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 55 (88.71%) XenApp
3 51 (82.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 43 (69.35%) XenDesktop
4 43 (69.35%) XenServer
5 19 (30.65%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (93.55%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (88.71%) AppSense
2 55 (88.71%) Citrix
3 51 (82.26%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) ThinPrint
5 7 (11.29%) Altiris
6 4 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
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