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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £270 £294
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.14 £17.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.04% -52.66%
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
56 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.98% 6.74% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 28
Median daily rate £433 £413 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -46.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware