The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £190 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +84.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
139 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.37% 5.08% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 49
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WSUS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Intel Security
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Intel Security
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft