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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 141 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.24% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £378 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £343 £220
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +55.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.33 £14.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+164.31% -75.83%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
210 182 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.74% 6.30% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 90 77
Average daily rate £398 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (81.82%) SCCM
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) System Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
4 6 (54.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (54.55%) Symantec
4 6 (54.55%) MSI
5 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VBScript
7 2 (18.18%) VB
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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