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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / North East
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.56% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +36.36%

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
171 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.91% 6.91% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 41 46
Median daily rate £325 £295 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.85 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.05% -46.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) IIS
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 12 (63.16%) SCCM
3 12 (63.16%) SCOM
4 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) Change Control
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) SCVMM
5 8 (42.11%) Migration
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) HP
6 7 (36.84%) NAS
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) HTTP
9 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 4 (21.05%) SAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (63.16%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
2 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) EDMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) ITSM
3 4 (21.05%) Software Distribution
3 4 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) SCCM
1 12 (63.16%) SCOM
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (42.11%) SCVMM
3 4 (21.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco