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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England / North East
Rank 91 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.22% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.39% 6.35% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £208 £280 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% -37.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £313 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.10 £55.65
% change year-on-year
- -71.06%

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
144 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.91% 7.13% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 40 53
Median daily rate £328 £297 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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)
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 £215 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (100.00%) AppSense
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
1 14 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) XenServer
6 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
7 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (42.86%) 3G
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
8 5 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (35.71%) ThinPrint

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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) 3G
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VB
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (50.00%) XenServer
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) AppSense
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) ThinPrint