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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 225 231 230
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 18 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.13% 1.90% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £320 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £150
% change year-on-year
- +113.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.78 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-16.53% +87.50%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
847 894 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 10.23% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 469 308
Average daily rate £370 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 45
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire -10 10 £390 +21.87% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 7 - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (34.38%) IIS
9 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Citrix
11 8 (25.00%) SLA
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
11 8 (25.00%) MCSE
11 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (25.00%) SCCM
11 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) Altiris
12 7 (21.88%) MS Office
12 7 (21.88%) HP
13 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
13 6 (18.75%) Terminal Services
13 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (18.75%) ISA Server
13 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
13 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
13 6 (18.75%) Clustering
13 6 (18.75%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Documentum
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LTE
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
1 5 (15.63%) 3G
1 5 (15.63%) VoIP
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) Broadband
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.25%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Architect
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
2 3 (9.38%) OSS Architect
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
2 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
1 3 (9.38%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (15.63%) Replication
4 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 6 (18.75%) Validation
2 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) MCDST
7 1 (3.13%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (18.75%) ISA Server
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) BladeLogic
3 5 (15.63%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Afaria
4 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.38%) ARCserve
4 3 (9.38%) MOM
4 3 (9.38%) Unicenter
5 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.13%) WSUS
6 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) Altiris
4 7 (21.88%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Lumension
5 5 (15.63%) CA
6 4 (12.50%) Intel
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) Borland
9 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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