Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - +144 -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% - 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.64% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
East Midlands median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £266 - £313
90th Percentile £638 - £338
England median daily rate £300 £213 £325
% change year-on-year +41.18% -34.62% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.36 - -
England median hourly rate £14.46 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.18% -4.69% -22.07%

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 211 223 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.14% 7.07% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 135 98
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -13.58% +15.71%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £262
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +32.08% -15.87%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.43 £9.75
90th Percentile £28.00 £23.50 £20.35
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - +1.81%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 - 10 £375 - 6
Derbyshire - 2 £345 -
Leicestershire - 2 £263 - 3
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Local Government
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) ADSL
7 2 (14.29%) Broadband

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%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) ADSL
2 2 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) SSIS Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau