The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 144 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.26% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 3.90% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £375 £280
% change year-on-year
-22.53% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 -
% change year-on-year
+78.35% -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
251 205 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.48% 6.73% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 116 114
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 2
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% -15.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

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

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Bristol - 1 £400 - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Softphone
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) APMG
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Softphone
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) APMG
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook