The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 129 128
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.29% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £55.65 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-71.06% +345.20%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
229 227 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.04% 6.94% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 110 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.54 £28.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £20.74 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft