The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 39 43
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.76% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -39.82%
Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
79 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.44% 10.22% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 19
Average daily rate £413 £95 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+334.21% -35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £85 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £307 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Average hourly rate £35.20 £27.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -0.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
WSUS
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Chelmsford - - - -
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wyse
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Wyse
1 3 (100.00%) Dell