The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.53% 0.29% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.12% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 19 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.63% 5.46% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 39
Average daily rate £349 £264 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.22% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.08 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
WSUS
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 3 £240 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos