The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 52 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% - 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.04% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £441 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+111.12% -48.75%
WSUS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 93 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.92% 9.30% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 48
Median daily rate £433 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £250 - 1
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
3 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) VB6

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB6
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) VMware GSX
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) MOM
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
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