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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 67 66 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.13% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £350 £260
% change year-on-year -40.00% +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.10 £38.33
% change year-on-year +2.48% -57.99%  

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 109 54 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.69% 7.27% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 24 46
Median daily rate £450 £381 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +19.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £293 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in Milton Keynes.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (75.00%) Release Management
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) MSI
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) Altiris
7 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (25.00%) Network Design
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) Presales
7 2 (25.00%) NAS
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) DMZ

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
1 2 (25.00%) DMZ
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) E-Business Manager
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (75.00%) Release Management
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Presales
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris