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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 132 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.98% 4.49% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.52% -33.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -17.03%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
235 178 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.35% 7.31% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 92 88
Average daily rate £363 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 20
Average hourly rate £16.72 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £24.92 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Hertfordshire +7 4 - - 1
Essex - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) McAfee
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) SCOM
9 3 (20.00%) Broadband
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) SLA
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) Avaya
9 3 (20.00%) CommVault
9 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (20.00%) Symantec
9 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) Broadband
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Wyse
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 3 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
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