Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 153 151
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 -27
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.085% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.58% 0.79% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Manchester median daily rate £374 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.79% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £245 £350 £313
90th Percentile £583 £350 £338
North West median daily rate £288 £120 £300
% change year-on-year +139.58% -60.00% +172.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.15% -9.62% -25.71%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.88 £12.75
90th Percentile £16.29 £12.63 £13.25
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.81% -25.71%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 307 381 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.45% 10.74% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 240 166
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.11% +7.75%
10th Percentile £217 £205 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £20.73 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% +80.26% -29.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.70
90th Percentile £37.20 £37.50 £13.15
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -35.14%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Rochdale - 5 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Document Management
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
7 2 (18.18%) Local Government
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (18.18%) Records Management
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
7 2 (18.18%) Information Management
7 2 (18.18%) Data Security

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) PBX
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Records Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Document Management
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
2 2 (18.18%) Information Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Records Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris
3 1 (9.09%) AppSense
3 1 (9.09%) Hummingbird
3 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) VMware