The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 37 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% - 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.46% +4.44%
WSUS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Systems Management Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
20 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.60% 6.41% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Average daily rate £400 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Northampton - - - -
WSUS
East Midlands

WSUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) F5