Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 16 July 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +103
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.34% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Wales median daily rate £350 - -
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% -28.71% +25.87%

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 206 167 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.94% 12.74% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 126 75
Wales median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% +6.73% -1.32%
10th Percentile £311 £170 £218
90th Percentile £575 £531 £520
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -15.56% +11.47%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
South Wales - 5 £350 - 5
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Moodle
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Email Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (40.00%) Moodle
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Messaging Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Messaging Support
1 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Email Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro