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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 127 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.069% 0.67% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 8.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £262 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £403 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £235
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 - £14.25
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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
215 199 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 7.87% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 109
Average daily rate £325 £329 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -11.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £82.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -66.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 2 £200 -28.57%
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Legato
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Legato
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Altiris
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP