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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 146 162 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.095% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 1.20% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £235 £260 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +121.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £228 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £292 £198
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £18.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.21% +7.22%
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
322 334 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.10% 7.96% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 177 123
Median daily rate £411 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 28
Median hourly rate £24.62 £11.75 £21.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.48% -44.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.45 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Manchester -9 2 £350 - 1
Cheshire +8 1 £120 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Facebook
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) nopCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) Apple