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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 259 236 223
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 1.76% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£100 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.68% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £325 £273
% change year-on-year
-35.38% +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+8.74% +1.44%
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
1001 854 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.10% 9.34% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 429 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £247 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
Berkshire - 8 - - 1
Hampshire -13 2 £100 -73.65% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) SCCM
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) VB
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Marketing
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
10 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
10 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.26%) WebEx
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Email Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) CRM
1 3 (15.79%) Workflow
1 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
1 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
1 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.53%) Server Building
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) ARCserve
3 2 (10.53%) Unicenter
3 2 (10.53%) MOM
3 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Lumension
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Bomgar
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