The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 89 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 3.45% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £268 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.23% +1.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £311 £260
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +50.00%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 116 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.91% 7.03% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 25
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £20.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £335 -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware