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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 141 142
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.93% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
230 207 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.19% 6.56% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 146
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £38.25 £34.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.70%

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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell

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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware