Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 - 142
Rank change year-on-year - +142 -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% - 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.19% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
East Midlands median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £269 - £313
90th Percentile £455 - £338
England median daily rate £325 £251 £325
% change year-on-year +29.35% -22.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 - -
England median hourly rate £15.69 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year -10.34% +22.81% -28.96%

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 226 233 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.04% 7.14% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 142 110
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £235 £221 £262
90th Percentile £500 £587 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.43% +29.63% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.03 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.25 £22.00 £22.45
England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% - -

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 - 6 £288 -
Derbyshire - 2 £345 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 £306 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £438 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) PMO
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ADSL
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Lync Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Supervisor
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow