The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 544 585 546
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 102 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.68% 1.13% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 44
Median daily rate £273 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £445 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.35% +22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £21.00 £54.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+78.35% +30.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6079 4673 4290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.29% 8.48% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3914 2886 2494
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 157 127
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +31 84 £265 -26.89% 7
North East -3 58 £246 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 57 £253 - 3
Tyne and Wear -9 57 £253 - 3
Scotland -1 18 £320 +236.84%
South East 0 15 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire - 12 £320 -
Erskine - 12 £320 -
Berkshire -1 9 £375 -
East of England +14 4 - -
Glasgow +6 4 - -
Reading +3 4 £375 -
North West -7 4 £350 -2.77%
Hampshire +8 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Cheshire +5 2 - -
Basingstoke -5 2 - -
Warrington -11 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 £350 -30.00%
London -25 2 £343 -2.14% 3
Surrey - 2 £348 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Bury - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £108 -
Lewes - 1 £413 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £413 -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 137 (97.86%) Microsoft
2 125 (89.29%) Windows
3 88 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 86 (61.43%) SCCM
5 78 (55.71%) DNS
5 78 (55.71%) DHCP
6 77 (55.00%) VMware
7 55 (39.29%) Software Delivery
8 52 (37.14%) Security Cleared
8 52 (37.14%) Windows 7
8 52 (37.14%) Citrix
9 51 (36.43%) Windows Server
10 50 (35.71%) XenApp
10 50 (35.71%) AppSense
11 47 (33.57%) PowerShell
11 47 (33.57%) SQL
12 46 (32.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (30.00%) MS Excel
14 39 (27.86%) SC Cleared
15 38 (27.14%) VBScript
16 37 (26.43%) Hyper-V
17 36 (25.71%) XenServer
17 36 (25.71%) XenDesktop
17 36 (25.71%) VB
18 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
19 33 (23.57%) Degree
20 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
20 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (22.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.14%) Skype for Business
3 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.71%) MS Office
3 11 (7.86%) MS Project
4 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.71%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (55.71%) DHCP
1 78 (55.71%) DNS
2 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.14%) IPsec
4 16 (11.43%) VPN
5 15 (10.71%) HTTP
5 15 (10.71%) IPv6
5 15 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (10.00%) SNMP
6 14 (10.00%) SSL
7 10 (7.14%) 3G
7 10 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (6.43%) BGP
9 2 (1.43%) Broadband
9 2 (1.43%) DMZ
9 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.43%) Firewall
9 2 (1.43%) LAN
9 2 (1.43%) MPLS
9 2 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) QlikView
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MSI
2 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (10.71%) Marketing
2 4 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (19.29%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Desktop Support
4 14 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Build Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Network Support
8 7 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (4.29%) Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Analyst
11 4 (2.86%) Deskside Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (2.86%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.86%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.14%) CSS
2 11 (7.86%) .NET
3 9 (6.43%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.43%) CSS3
4 2 (1.43%) HTML
4 2 (1.43%) HTML5
4 2 (1.43%) jQuery
4 2 (1.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.71%) MDX
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.71%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 13 (9.29%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (7.86%) Replication
5 10 (7.14%) Fat Client
5 10 (7.14%) Thin Client
6 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.14%) IVR
8 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) AS400
9 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 125 (89.29%) Windows
2 52 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 51 (36.43%) Windows Server
4 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 13 (9.29%) Linux
8 11 (7.86%) Apple iOS
8 11 (7.86%) Windows Vista
9 10 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 10 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (6.43%) Ubuntu
11 7 (5.00%) Windows 10
12 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.71%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) Solaris
13 1 (0.71%) Unix
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) Software Delivery
2 28 (20.00%) ITIL
3 23 (16.43%) Unit Testing
4 17 (12.14%) Software Distribution
5 16 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 16 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 16 (11.43%) Presales
6 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 15 (10.71%) Workflow
7 13 (9.29%) Software Deployment
8 11 (7.86%) Server Building
9 10 (7.14%) Information Security
10 9 (6.43%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.43%) Software Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.00%) Change Management
13 6 (4.29%) Migration
13 6 (4.29%) Project Management
13 6 (4.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.57%) PowerShell
1 47 (33.57%) SQL
2 38 (27.14%) VBScript
3 36 (25.71%) VB
4 24 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.86%) C
5 11 (7.86%) C#
6 9 (6.43%) C++
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.86%) SC Cleared
3 33 (23.57%) Degree
4 29 (20.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (18.57%) MCSA
6 15 (10.71%) MCSE
7 12 (8.57%) MCSD
8 6 (4.29%) MCP
9 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.43%) CCNA
10 2 (1.43%) CCNP
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.71%) CEH
11 1 (0.71%) CISM
11 1 (0.71%) CISSP
11 1 (0.71%) GIAC
11 1 (0.71%) HND
11 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (11.43%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 50 (35.71%) XenApp
3 46 (32.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (26.43%) Hyper-V
5 36 (25.71%) XenDesktop
5 36 (25.71%) XenServer
6 25 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 86 (61.43%) SCCM
2 31 (22.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.14%) WSUS
4 2 (1.43%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) OpenView
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 137 (97.86%) Microsoft
2 77 (55.00%) VMware
3 52 (37.14%) Citrix
4 50 (35.71%) AppSense
5 26 (18.57%) Altiris
6 20 (14.29%) HP
7 11 (7.86%) Oracle
8 10 (7.14%) Apple
8 10 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.14%) ThinPrint
9 4 (2.86%) Cisco
10 3 (2.14%) Facebook
10 3 (2.14%) Lotus
11 2 (1.43%) Bomgar
11 2 (1.43%) CA
11 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.43%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.43%) SAP
11 2 (1.43%) Twitter
12 1 (0.71%) Juniper
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