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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 98 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing WSUS 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.061% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.80% 0.69% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £319 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +15.38%
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
158 144 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.62% 8.72% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 61 36
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £226 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £190.00 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1166.66% -30.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Shockwave
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) SafeCom
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