Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 86 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +6
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 14 12 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 0.97% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.60% 5.80% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 46
North East median daily rate £228 £288 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £204 £188 £205
90th Percentile £361 £311 £320
England median daily rate £325 £343 £268
% change year-on-year -5.11% +28.04% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -65.52% -
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £14.20 £10.00 £36.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% +40.00%

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 250 207 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.42% 16.72% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 154 429
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £223
90th Percentile £551 £500 £451
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 43
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.63% +42.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.45 £24.45 £20.18
90th Percentile £32.28 £50.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.29% -22.22% +11.47%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 9 £228 -21.55%
Durham - 5 £274 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
4 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) 3G
4 6 (42.86%) ThinPrint
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) XenApp
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Degree

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 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) 3G
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
2 6 (42.86%) ThinPrint
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter