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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 236 258 243
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 13 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 1.24% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £270 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.18% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
831 887 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.73% 9.45% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 478 604
Median daily rate £420 £399 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 40
Median hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -28.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -24.32%

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 11 December 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
Hampshire +26 8 £270 -1.45%
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) Altiris
5 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) ITIL
7 9 (40.91%) Migration
7 9 (40.91%) SAN
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Server Building
9 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
9 6 (27.27%) MSI
9 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
9 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
10 5 (22.73%) Apache
10 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 5 (22.73%) ADSL
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) VoIP
10 5 (22.73%) WLAN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN
10 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
10 5 (22.73%) VBScript
10 5 (22.73%) J2EE

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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) ADSL
2 5 (22.73%) DMZ
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) NAS
2 5 (22.73%) VoIP
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) WLAN
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (13.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Build Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Voice Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Server Building
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Presales
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCITP
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) VCP4
4 4 (18.18%) VCP5
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Altiris
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Supermicro
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Apple