The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 192 245 202
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -43
Contract jobs citing WSUS 54 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.38% 1.75% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 16
Average daily rate £366 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £461 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £27.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 - £30.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -9.80%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
847 1026 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.89% 10.75% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 501 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 51
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.72 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WSUS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +4 20 £330 +5.60% 1
Berkshire - 19 £353 - 2
Hampshire - 8 £395 -
Kent -6 5 £450 -1.63% 1
West Sussex +5 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 78 (88.64%) Windows
2 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
4 53 (60.23%) Windows Server
5 36 (40.91%) DNS
6 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (34.09%) DHCP
8 29 (32.95%) Intel Security
8 29 (32.95%) VMware
8 29 (32.95%) SCCM
9 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (27.27%) Firewall
10 24 (27.27%) HP
10 24 (27.27%) MCSE
10 24 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
11 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (26.14%) Cisco
12 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
13 19 (21.59%) Backup Exec
14 18 (20.45%) MS Exchange
14 18 (20.45%) PowerShell
15 17 (19.32%) Linux
15 17 (19.32%) Citrix
16 16 (18.18%) VPN
16 16 (18.18%) IIS
16 16 (18.18%) MS Office
17 15 (17.05%) MCSA
17 15 (17.05%) ISA Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 18 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.18%) IIS
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Office 365
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.91%) DNS
2 30 (34.09%) DHCP
3 24 (27.27%) Firewall
4 16 (18.18%) VPN
5 14 (15.91%) LAN
6 13 (14.77%) WAN
6 13 (14.77%) Wireless
7 12 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 10 (11.36%) Internet
9 8 (9.09%) SAN
10 7 (7.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (6.82%) VoIP
11 6 (6.82%) Wireless Security
12 5 (5.68%) LDAP
12 5 (5.68%) VLAN
13 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
13 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
15 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Support Engineer
2 20 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Field Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Server Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Wintel Support
7 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (9.09%) Consultant
7 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Server Support
7 8 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.41%) WAP
4 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.95%) PKI
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) Contactless
6 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.27%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.14%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 78 (88.64%) Windows
2 53 (60.23%) Windows Server
3 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (19.32%) Linux
6 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.09%) Unix
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 2 (2.27%) CentOS
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.14%) Android
10 1 (1.14%) Debian
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 7 (7.95%) Change Control
3 7 (7.95%) Identity Management
3 7 (7.95%) Security Management
4 6 (6.82%) Network Architecture
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
4 6 (6.82%) Service Management
5 5 (5.68%) DevOps
6 4 (4.55%) B2B
6 4 (4.55%) Change Management
6 4 (4.55%) Coaching
6 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.55%) Migration
6 4 (4.55%) Web Development
7 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.41%) ITSM
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (5.68%) Perl
4 4 (4.55%) VB
5 3 (3.41%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (27.27%) MCSE
3 15 (17.05%) MCSA
4 12 (13.64%) MCP
4 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) DBS Check
6 7 (7.95%) MCITP
7 5 (5.68%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) MCTS
8 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.27%) VCP5
9 2 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (1.14%) GCIH
10 1 (1.14%) GIAC
10 1 (1.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.05%) ISA Server
4 14 (15.91%) vSphere
5 12 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.95%) UAG
7 6 (6.82%) Terminal Server
8 5 (5.68%) BitLocker
8 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (4.55%) XenApp
10 3 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.41%) XenServer
11 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.27%) NFS
11 2 (2.27%) Squid
12 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (32.95%) SCCM
2 24 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
3 19 (21.59%) Backup Exec
4 13 (14.77%) NetBackup
5 9 (10.23%) SCOM
6 6 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (6.82%) Puppet
6 6 (6.82%) Sysprep
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Nagios
7 5 (5.68%) SCOrch
8 4 (4.55%) Cacti
9 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.27%) OVSD
9 2 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
10 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.95%) Intel Security
2 29 (32.95%) VMware
3 24 (27.27%) HP
4 23 (26.14%) Cisco
5 17 (19.32%) Citrix
6 15 (17.05%) Symantec
7 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 10 (11.36%) Spiceworks
8 10 (11.36%) Splunk
9 8 (9.09%) CommVault
9 8 (9.09%) Dell
10 5 (5.68%) Rackspace
11 4 (4.55%) RightFax
12 3 (3.41%) IBM
12 3 (3.41%) NetApp
13 2 (2.27%) Adobe
13 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.27%) Veritas
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