Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 October 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 > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 609 581
Rank change year-on-year +55 -28 -10
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 59 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.027% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.23% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 12
London median daily rate £353 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.79% +35.71% +20.69%
10th Percentile £173 £192 £313
90th Percentile £538 £500 £404
England median daily rate £335 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +34.00% -28.57% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
London median hourly rate £26.05 - £18.00
10th Percentile £17.25 - £15.95
90th Percentile £135.70 - £19.65
England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -37.50% +47.14% -5.13%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5333 5146 4040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.84% 11.62% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3887 3456 2772
London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £260
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
England median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 76
London median hourly rate £26.80 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.01% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.23 £12.63
90th Percentile £165.00 £31.88 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.08% +2.98% +7.69%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in London

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
West London - 11 £210 - 1
Central London +15 9 £353 -12.20%
South London - 2 £170 -
East London - 1 £550 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (30.51%) Windows
4 18 (30.51%) MS Visio
5 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
5 16 (27.12%) Finance
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (22.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.64%) Banking
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (16.95%) CRM
11 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.56%) Scrum
11 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.86%) VMware
12 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (11.86%) Use Case
12 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
12 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (10.17%) JIRA
13 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (10.17%) HP
13 6 (10.17%) ITIL

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (30.51%) MS Visio
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 2 (3.39%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.69%) Slack
4 1 (1.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) NAS
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) PBX
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) Maltego
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.08%) JMeter
2 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.08%) Maven
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 4 (6.78%) Front Office
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) IT Support
3 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) DBA
5 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.39%) Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) RESTful
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (1.69%) Meteor
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.78%) Online Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Social Media
5 3 (5.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.39%) PDA
6 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
7 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.78%) Android
4 4 (6.78%) Kali Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (16.95%) CRM
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.86%) Use Case
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Service Management
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.78%) Break/Fix
8 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.78%) High Availability
8 4 (6.78%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.78%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (6.78%) TDD
8 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) CEH
4 4 (6.78%) CISM
4 4 (6.78%) CISSP
5 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.08%) MCITP
5 3 (5.08%) MCTS
6 2 (3.39%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) MCP
6 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.39%) DameWare
3 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.78%) FactSet
4 4 (6.78%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Sophos
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.69%) BT
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Civica
6 1 (1.69%) NetMotion Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Siemens
6 1 (1.69%) Wyse