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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 110 119
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.53% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -17.27%
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
188 199 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.91% 7.94% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 112 91
Average daily rate £413 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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