Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 11 December 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - +42 -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% - 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 - £275
10th Percentile £315 - £263
90th Percentile £405 - £288
West Midlands median daily rate £350 - £364
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.55% 3.27% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -36.11%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £266
90th Percentile £438 £415 £299
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £300
% change year-on-year +2.41% +38.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.60 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.69% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.69 £12.50 £12.36
90th Percentile £46.43 £13.50 £22.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.17% +3.45% -27.50%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Cannock - 1 £325 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £375 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Complex ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau