Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +141
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 11 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.38% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.81% 5.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
England median daily rate £325 £333 £256
% change year-on-year -2.26% +29.76% -26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.07 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £25.25
% change year-on-year +7.07% -35.27% +57.81%

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 392 229 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.38% 7.19% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 146 145
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -10.83% -4.61%
10th Percentile £211 £235 £244
90th Percentile £538 £497 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.10 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.11% -23.27% +28.95%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.69 £12.92
90th Percentile £21.00 £20.25 £24.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -22.78% +11.47%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 5 £235 -18.26%
Leicestershire +16 3 £275 -
Northamptonshire -9 3 £400 -8.57%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V2
6 2 (18.18%) HND
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Migration

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 3 (27.27%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Smart Forms
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Application Discovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) RedGate