The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 137 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 14 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.066% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.24% 0.81% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £200 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £160 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £240 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £263 £343
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +39.20%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
330 248 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.04% 8.17% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 146 105
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £117 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £70.00 £88.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Renfrewshire - 9 £330 -
Glasgow +8 4 - - 1
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) Altiris
2 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
3 11 (78.57%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (50.00%) Server Building
5 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Replication
5 7 (50.00%) MCSA
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) SNMP
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) SSL
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) SQL

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) SNMP
1 7 (50.00%) SSL
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSA
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Altiris
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) HP