The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 45 35
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -1.09%
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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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.58% 11.78% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 3
Average daily rate £319 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.10% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £196 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +135.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WSUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft