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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 233 226 232
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 15 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 1.56% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £320 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £320 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £273 £150
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +81.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +27.77%
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
824 899 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.86% 10.15% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 455 298
Average daily rate £350 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 44
Average hourly rate £19.91 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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 -15 7 £380 +18.61% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 5 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) IIS
8 8 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Altiris
10 6 (21.43%) Validation
11 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
11 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (17.86%) BladeLogic
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) LTE
11 5 (17.86%) 3G
11 5 (17.86%) ISA Server
11 5 (17.86%) SLA
11 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Documentum
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP
1 5 (17.86%) 3G
1 5 (17.86%) LTE
2 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 2 (7.14%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) OSS Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 6 (21.43%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITSM
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) MCDST
7 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
3 5 (17.86%) ISA Server
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) SCCM
3 5 (17.86%) BladeLogic
4 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.57%) WMI
6 1 (3.57%) WSUS
6 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
6 1 (3.57%) Unicenter
6 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Altiris
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) CA
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Intel
4 3 (10.71%) Apple
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
4 3 (10.71%) Lumension
5 2 (7.14%) Borland
6 1 (3.57%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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