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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 114 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 15 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.039% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.50% 0.39% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £168 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% -30.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+116.40% -46.66%
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
200 257 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.83% 9.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 145 167
Median daily rate £435 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £60.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Norfolk +15 6 £165 -13.15%
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £175 -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 8 (30.77%) DHCP
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) Dell
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) vSphere
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) MCP
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (15.38%) IIS
11 4 (15.38%) Clustering

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DHCP
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 4 (15.38%) VLAN
3 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Management Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) OAuth
1 3 (11.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.69%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) CCTV
5 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 4 (15.38%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Dell
3 6 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 4 (15.38%) Veeam
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL