The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 52 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% 3.85% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £565 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+140.44% -52.00%
WSUS
East of 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 Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.37% 9.96% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
Median daily rate £480 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £611 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -6.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft