The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 496 458 407
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -51
Contract jobs citing WSUS 76 105 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 2.96% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £455 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.74% +18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.20 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +51.11%
WSUS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3813 3550 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2025 1621
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 171 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in England

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in England

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in England

WSUS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
London -7 23 £325 -16.12% 14
South East -36 21 £325 -7.40% 5
East of England +9 8 - - 1
South West -14 7 £325 -9.72% 7
East Midlands - 7 £308 -
West Midlands -4 4 £200 -20.00% 3
North West -18 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire -23 3 - - 5
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WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 138 (91.39%) Windows
2 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
3 94 (62.25%) Microsoft
4 91 (60.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (52.98%) VMware
6 61 (40.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (38.41%) DNS
8 57 (37.75%) SCCM
9 50 (33.11%) MS Exchange
10 49 (32.45%) Windows 7
11 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (26.49%) ITIL
13 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (22.52%) DHCP
15 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
16 30 (19.87%) Cisco
16 30 (19.87%) Citrix
17 28 (18.54%) SQL
17 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
17 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
18 27 (17.88%) Hyper-V
18 27 (17.88%) SAN
19 26 (17.22%) IIS
20 25 (16.56%) HP
20 25 (16.56%) LAN
20 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
21 24 (15.89%) MS Office
22 23 (15.23%) Firewall
23 22 (14.57%) Linux
24 21 (13.91%) VBScript

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 50 (33.11%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.22%) IIS
3 19 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.28%) Lync
7 7 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.97%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.31%) Apache
10 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.99%) Moodle
12 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (15.89%) MS Office
2 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.99%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (38.41%) DNS
2 34 (22.52%) DHCP
3 27 (17.88%) SAN
4 25 (16.56%) LAN
5 23 (15.23%) Firewall
6 20 (13.25%) WAN
7 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.28%) VPN
8 10 (6.62%) SSL
9 9 (5.96%) BIG-IP
9 9 (5.96%) DSL
10 8 (5.30%) MPLS
11 7 (4.64%) VLAN
12 6 (3.97%) NAS
13 5 (3.31%) DMZ
14 4 (2.65%) SMS
14 4 (2.65%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.65%) Multicast
15 3 (1.99%) Cisco IPT
15 3 (1.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 19 (12.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (29.80%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Support Analyst
3 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.60%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (8.61%) Administrator
7 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) IT Support
8 10 (6.62%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.65%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.99%) J2EE
3 3 (1.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Blackberry
2 19 (12.58%) Clustering
2 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.62%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.62%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.96%) Open Source
5 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.31%) Replication
7 4 (2.65%) NHS
8 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.99%) PKI
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.66%) SecurID
10 1 (0.66%) Statistics
10 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.66%) CMDB
10 1 (0.66%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 138 (91.39%) Windows
2 91 (60.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (40.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (32.45%) Windows 7
5 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (14.57%) Linux
7 14 (9.27%) Windows XP
7 14 (9.27%) Windows 8
8 13 (8.61%) Windows 2000
9 12 (7.95%) Ubuntu
10 9 (5.96%) Mac OS X Server
11 8 (5.30%) Windows Vista
12 5 (3.31%) UNIX
13 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.99%) CentOS
15 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.66%) Android
15 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) ITIL
2 17 (11.26%) Problem Management
3 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
4 12 (7.95%) Service Management
5 10 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.62%) Migration
6 9 (5.96%) ITSM
6 9 (5.96%) Change Management
6 9 (5.96%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.30%) BCP
8 7 (4.64%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.64%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.64%) Software Deployment
8 7 (4.64%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.97%) SIEM
9 6 (3.97%) Information Security
10 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) SQL
1 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.91%) VBScript
3 11 (7.28%) VB
3 11 (7.28%) Python
3 11 (7.28%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.62%) Perl
5 7 (4.64%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) C
7 1 (0.66%) C#
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.64%) MCSE
6 6 (3.97%) SSCP
6 6 (3.97%) GIAC
6 6 (3.97%) CEH
6 6 (3.97%) CISMP
6 6 (3.97%) CCNA
6 6 (3.97%) Degree
6 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.32%) MCSA
9 2 (1.32%) MCP
9 2 (1.32%) HND
10 1 (0.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.88%) Hyper-V
4 21 (13.91%) vSphere
5 20 (13.25%) XenApp
6 15 (9.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (6.62%) Samba
7 10 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.96%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.64%) Xen
9 7 (4.64%) NLBS
9 7 (4.64%) VMware ESX
9 7 (4.64%) ISA Server
10 6 (3.97%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.65%) NFS
11 4 (2.65%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.99%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.99%) Firmware
13 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (37.75%) SCCM
2 16 (10.60%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.95%) SCOM
4 9 (5.96%) Puppet
5 8 (5.30%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.99%) Nessus
7 3 (1.99%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.32%) OVSD
8 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.32%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.66%) SCSM
9 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 94 (62.25%) Microsoft
2 80 (52.98%) VMware
3 30 (19.87%) Citrix
3 30 (19.87%) Cisco
4 25 (16.56%) HP
5 16 (10.60%) Dell
5 16 (10.60%) McAfee
6 14 (9.27%) NetApp
7 10 (6.62%) Sophos
7 10 (6.62%) Apple
8 9 (5.96%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.30%) Altiris
10 7 (4.64%) Symantec
11 6 (3.97%) Veritas
11 6 (3.97%) Oracle
11 6 (3.97%) AppSense
11 6 (3.97%) Wyse
12 5 (3.31%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.65%) Remedy
13 4 (2.65%) EMC
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