The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 16 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.00% - 3.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% - 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £140 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -40.00% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.10 £38.33
% change year-on-year +2.48% -57.99%  

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11 41 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 11.00% 11.95% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 32
Median daily rate £300 £442 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.12% -30.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £422 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £552 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
1 9 (81.82%) IBM Notes
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Lotus
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MOM
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 9 (81.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Service Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VB6
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) VMware GSX
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MOM
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Lotus
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) VMware