The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 64 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 1.50% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 12.68% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £365 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -39.82%
Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.91% 11.83% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Cambridgeshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Cambridgeshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 2 - -
Peterborough - - - -
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware