Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 May 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 - 196
Rank change year-on-year - +196 -18
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% - 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £338 - -
England median daily rate £300 £210 £300
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.71% - -15.02%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 540 349 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.03% 8.06% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 236 238
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £289
90th Percentile £577 £575 £516
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.67% -37.01%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.78 £33.25 £23.20
England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year -16.28% +0.80% +6.65%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Birmingham - 5 £370 - 2
Coventry - 3 £135 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £183 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (25.00%) React
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 2 (16.67%) PureScript
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 2 (16.67%) React Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (25.00%) React
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PureScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle