The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 66 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% 6.12% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £335 £323
% change year-on-year
+10.07% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+69.13% +15.36%
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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 Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.78% 8.22% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 31
Average daily rate £375 £340 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +240.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £104 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £23.26 £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +75.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £16.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.87 £30.30 £56.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WSUS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee