Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 143 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 17 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.26% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.93% 3.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
England median daily rate £313 £325 £280
% change year-on-year -3.85% +16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.89% - -
England median hourly rate £16.64 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -4.94% -19.54% +8.75%

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 345 251 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.08% 8.13% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 167 165
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +3.60%
10th Percentile £250 £232 £281
90th Percentile £544 £530 £623
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -18.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.99 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.22 £20.18 £20.00
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.74% -20.99% +6.67%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -1 8 £258 -10.43%
Leicestershire +12 4 £275 - 1
Northamptonshire -12 3 £400 -8.57% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £400 - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) SCCM
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (17.65%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune

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 (17.65%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) RedGate
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau