Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 June 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 106 95
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 -6
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 31 3 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.40% 0.23% 2.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.48% 1.45% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 37
North East median daily rate £300 £200 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.79% -
10th Percentile £217 £188 £216
90th Percentile £379 £221 £316
England median daily rate £300 £254 £285
% change year-on-year +18.34% -11.05% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
North East median hourly rate £12.00 - £36.00
10th Percentile £8.38 - £29.60
90th Percentile £14.25 - £36.40
England median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.32% -2.86% -13.30%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 270 207 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.90% 15.84% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 143 305
North East median daily rate £360 £385 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +32.99% -3.50%
10th Percentile £255 £267 £220
90th Percentile £527 £515 £430
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
North East median hourly rate £15.10 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.73% +31.58% +98.54%
10th Percentile £9.17 £25.05 £13.25
90th Percentile £30.63 £43.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.89 £22.38
% change year-on-year +6.23% -20.07% +11.88%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +19 25 £300 +39.53% 1
Durham - 6 £300 - 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
6 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (32.26%) XenApp
7 10 (32.26%) Ivanti
7 10 (32.26%) SCCM
7 10 (32.26%) Software Delivery
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) DHCP
8 9 (29.03%) Thin Client
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (29.03%) 3G
8 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
8 9 (29.03%) ThinPrint
8 9 (29.03%) Fat Client
9 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DHCP
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) 3G
2 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Fat Client
1 9 (29.03%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Delivery
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Design
4 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) PMO
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (32.26%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Citrix
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Ivanti
5 9 (29.03%) ThinPrint
6 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter