The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / East of England
Rank 121 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% - 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% - 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £188 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £389 £320
% change year-on-year
-9.96% +21.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.81% +91.11%

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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
190 189 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.90% 7.83% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 94 115
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +24.44%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £188 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
7 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
8 5 (29.41%) SLA
8 5 (29.41%) MCP
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) PKI
9 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) IIS
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) Line Management
10 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) OAuth
10 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (17.65%) Statistics
10 3 (17.65%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) SAML
10 3 (17.65%) Dell
10 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (17.65%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Identity Management Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) OAuth
1 3 (17.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.76%) CMDB
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) CCTV
4 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL