The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £55.65 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-71.06% +312.22%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
52 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.07% 8.93% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 26
Average daily rate £325 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £155 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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)
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec