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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 77 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 41 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.82% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.69% 2.63% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 1
Median daily rate £233 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+70.78% +8.74%
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
323 114 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.20% 12.09% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 70 40
Median daily rate £281 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £490 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +78.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.36 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £29.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -4 40 £235 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (98.51%) Windows
3 63 (94.03%) SCCM
4 61 (91.04%) DHCP
4 61 (91.04%) DNS
5 60 (89.55%) Active Directory
6 59 (88.06%) Software Delivery
7 57 (85.07%) XenApp
7 57 (85.07%) Citrix
7 57 (85.07%) AppSense
8 53 (79.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 53 (79.10%) VMware
9 43 (64.18%) XenServer
9 43 (64.18%) XenDesktop
10 36 (53.73%) Security Cleared
11 34 (50.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
12 33 (49.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
14 30 (44.78%) SQL
15 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
16 27 (40.30%) VBScript
17 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
18 25 (37.31%) ITIL
19 24 (35.82%) VB
19 24 (35.82%) T-SQL
19 24 (35.82%) Degree
19 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
20 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
21 20 (29.85%) 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 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (28.36%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 61 (91.04%) DHCP
1 61 (91.04%) DNS
2 10 (14.93%) 3G
2 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.48%) SNMP
3 3 (4.48%) SSL
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MSI
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (7.46%) Build Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 2 (2.99%) Software Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 1 (1.49%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Citrix Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Fat Client
2 10 (14.93%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.97%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 66 (98.51%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
3 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (88.06%) Software Delivery
2 25 (37.31%) ITIL
3 19 (28.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 19 (28.36%) Software Distribution
4 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Escalation Management
5 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.97%) Server Building
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.49%) ITSM
8 1 (1.49%) Network Management
8 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) SAP Security
8 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) VBScript
3 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
4 24 (35.82%) T-SQL
4 24 (35.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (53.73%) Security Cleared
2 34 (50.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (41.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (35.82%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (49.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (89.55%) Active Directory
2 57 (85.07%) XenApp
3 53 (79.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 43 (64.18%) XenDesktop
4 43 (64.18%) XenServer
5 19 (28.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (94.03%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (85.07%) AppSense
2 57 (85.07%) Citrix
3 53 (79.10%) VMware
4 10 (14.93%) ThinPrint
5 7 (10.45%) Altiris
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle