Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 15 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - +75 -9
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% - 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.27% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Lancashire median daily rate £300 - £260
North West median daily rate £300 £125 £300
% change year-on-year +140.00% -58.33% +172.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £12.38 -
% change year-on-year +13.13% - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 44 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.52% 10.12% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 33
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £313 £150 £254
90th Percentile £575 £520 £511
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £38.50 £43.00 £23.15
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year +1.96% +63.46% -40.18%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in Lancashire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in Lancashire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in Lancashire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
North West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware