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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 43 48
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category - 3.45% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £329
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -10.40%
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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
86 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.78% 7.77% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 9
Average daily rate £358 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% +58.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £27.38 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos