The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 24 June 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £271 £375
% change year-on-year +23.13% -27.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -51.38% +78.35%  

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 110 57 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.95% 8.61% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 59
Median daily rate £450 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in Milton Keynes

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Vista
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) MSI
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (90.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (70.00%) ISEB
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) WSUS
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MSI
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) E-Business Manager
2 4 (40.00%) UAT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Release Management
2 9 (90.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft