The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England / South East
Rank 237 251 245
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 1.21% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £210 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £16.10 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.15 £55.65
% change year-on-year
- -70.97%

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
761 910 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.87% 10.49% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 542 542
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +162.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +8 2 £210 -
Hampshire +3 2 £275 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Migration
5 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (26.32%) MSI
10 4 (21.05%) MPLS
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (21.05%) Military
10 4 (21.05%) Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) VB
10 4 (21.05%) J2EE
10 4 (21.05%) MySQL
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
10 4 (21.05%) Unix
10 4 (21.05%) ADSL

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) phpBB
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ADSL
1 4 (21.05%) DMZ
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) MPLS
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (21.05%) WLAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (21.05%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Voice Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Tika
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Smarty
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Presales
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) IT Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) MCITP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (42.11%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Piwik
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Altiris
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Zend