Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 November 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 184 198
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 +9
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.082% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
East of England median daily rate £205 - £380
10th Percentile £112 - £334
90th Percentile £323 - £393
England median daily rate £330 £260 £350
% change year-on-year +26.92% -25.71% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £16.35 £25.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.27% +57.81% -8.57%

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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 557 468 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.81% 9.60% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 280 364
East of England median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £176 £200 £214
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 39
East of England median hourly rate £14.67 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.09% -52.86% +109.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.65 £12.10
90th Percentile £26.55 £37.57 £60.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the East of England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £315 -
Essex -20 1 £95 - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) iTrent

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple