The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 89 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.066% 0.15% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
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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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
110 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.25% 5.70% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 24
Average daily rate £340 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenScape
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron