The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £273 £150
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +81.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +27.77%
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 137 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.56% 6.48% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 82 48
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.60 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.32% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £14.75 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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%) AdminStudio
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft