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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -17.27%
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
63 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.89% 6.28% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 39
Average daily rate £438 £277 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.94% -30.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £214 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -65.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix