The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.91% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +71.42%
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.25% 5.24% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 11 12
Average daily rate £350 £320 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £313 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCEE
2 2 (50.00%) CCAA
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) POP3
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) POP3
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCEE
2 2 (50.00%) CCAA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Websense
2 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense