Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.55% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £300 - -
England median daily rate £300 £210 £300
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 - -
England median hourly rate £14.48 £17.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year -14.82% +0.89% -18.17%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 291 229 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.98% 7.66% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 154 134
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -2.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £203 £283
90th Percentile £572 £538 £625
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +2.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £31.47 £21.11 £20.00
England median hourly rate £17.52 £22.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.36% +3.14% +6.65%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East Midlands

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East Midlands

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 12 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 £269 - 2
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
4 5 (31.25%) Office 365
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Local Government
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (12.50%) Skype
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 2 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow