Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 August 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 177 215
Rank change year-on-year +8 +38 +5
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 30 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.21% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.41% 2.04% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £331 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +207.91% -28.33%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £104
90th Percentile £488 £507 £111
England median daily rate £313 £325 £280
% change year-on-year -3.85% +16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £15.74 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% - -
England median hourly rate £16.64 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -4.94% -19.54% +8.75%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 681 442 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.81% 10.47% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 273 478
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £307 £188 £269
90th Percentile £575 £542 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £11.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.28% -41.25% -0.68%
10th Percentile £13.85 £9.25 £10.43
90th Percentile £60.00 £27.30 £23.75
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.74% -20.99% +6.67%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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 Yorkshire +9 13 £338 -
West Yorkshire -14 10 £350 -24.08% 2
North Yorkshire +8 7 £331 +40.21%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (13.33%) CyberArk
7 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (10.00%) GDPR
8 3 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) Confluence
8 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Intranet
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Java

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) Multicast
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) MS Access
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Author
3 3 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) GDPR Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) OAuth
3 2 (6.67%) OAuth2
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) SPML
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (10.00%) Use Case
3 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.00%) User Stories
3 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) API Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (3.33%) CCDE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) SRDF
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) CyberArk
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Intel
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas