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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 105 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £270 £294
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £17.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.83% -52.66%
WSUS
North West

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
188 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.33% 8.04% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 85 38
Median daily rate £415 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.73 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.50 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £25.00 £38.35
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £335 -
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (86.67%) SCCM
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) ITIL
4 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (80.00%) SCOM
4 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (60.00%) MCP
7 9 (60.00%) Security Patching
7 9 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (53.33%) Linux
9 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
9 7 (46.67%) Unix
9 7 (46.67%) Solaris
10 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
12 2 (13.33%) Firewall
12 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (13.33%) Life Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Solaris
6 7 (46.67%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 9 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCP
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 12 (80.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Dell