Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +143
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.33% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 4.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
England median daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.77 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.00% - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.46 £17.25
% change year-on-year +21.02% -16.17% +43.75%

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 348 219 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.20% 7.30% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 143 128
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% -11.88%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £200
90th Percentile £550 £525 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.65 £10.57 £12.36
90th Percentile £20.96 £19.70 £23.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.07% -15.93% -4.76%

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 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 19 January 2019. 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
Leicestershire +11 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) RedGate
3 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) RedGate
2 1 (33.33%) SAP