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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / North West
Rank 125 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing WSUS 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.24% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 3.98% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +84.44%

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
256 226 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.74% 6.07% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 116 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.70 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 4 £300 - 2
Manchester +12 2 £190 - 1
Lancashire +5 2 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) Intel Security
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) XenDesktop
3 13 (61.90%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
5 9 (42.86%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (19.05%) NAS
8 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (9.52%) MCITP
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (9.52%) Life Science
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (9.52%) Release Management
9 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (9.52%) VB6

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VB6
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) XenDesktop
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 13 (61.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) MOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Intel Security
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Kaseya
4 2 (9.52%) Kaspersky
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
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