Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 180 195
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -31
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.14% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 1.17% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Scotland median daily rate £500 £275 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% +189.47% -66.37%
UK median daily rate £340 £270 £325
% change year-on-year +25.93% -16.92% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +143.48% -
UK median hourly rate £16.19 £28.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -42.18% +75.00% -8.57%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 583 514 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.56% 11.86% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 272 263
Scotland median daily rate £413 £328 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.95% -0.76% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £155
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -26.00%
10th Percentile £19.95 £14.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £42.13 £42.00 £28.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Glasgow - 10 £500 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) Perl
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Security Operations
2 10 (90.91%) IBM BigFix
2 10 (90.91%) Data Loss Prevention
2 10 (90.91%) Task Automation
3 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) Publishing
3 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (90.91%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Internet
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) IT Security Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Data Loss Prevention
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
1 10 (90.91%) Security Operations
1 10 (90.91%) Task Automation
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) BCP
2 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity
2 9 (81.82%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) Perl
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) IBM BigFix
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec
3 9 (81.82%) Dell
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat