The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 165 158 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.050% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.64% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
WSUS
England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
362 313 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.00% 7.87% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 162 126
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.20 £20.19 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 - -
Manchester -6 1 - - 4
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 North West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) ClearQuest
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) SafeCom
8 1 (10.00%) Flash

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Shockwave
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (70.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) SafeCom
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