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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 138 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing WSUS 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.40% 0.61% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£275 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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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
235 163 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.43% 6.85% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 121
Average daily rate £363 £283 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.31% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
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 29 August 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
Norfolk - 3 £258 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) SCCM
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
8 7 (36.84%) SCOM
8 7 (36.84%) DHCP
8 7 (36.84%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) Symantec
9 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
10 5 (26.32%) Linux
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (21.05%) McAfee
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (21.05%) PKI
11 4 (21.05%) VMware
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (21.05%) XenApp
11 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Support
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) iPhone
4 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
4 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
3 7 (36.84%) SCOM
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) CommVault
4 2 (10.53%) Wyse
5 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
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