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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 235 220 223
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 25 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.68% 2.71% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
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£300 £351 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +29.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £455 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £351 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -9.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
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
932 850 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.37% 9.12% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 437 346
Average daily rate £375 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 54 47
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

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 28 April 2015.

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
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 28 April 2015. 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
West Sussex -6 13 - - 1
Surrey +5 7 £306 -13.73% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £398 - 2
Kent -2 1 £300 +22.44%
Hampshire -7 1 £100 -77.77% 3
Berkshire -9 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £260 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (62.50%) SCCM
5 24 (60.00%) VMware
6 20 (50.00%) ITIL
7 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (37.50%) VBScript
9 15 (37.50%) HP
10 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (35.00%) Clustering
11 13 (32.50%) IIS
11 13 (32.50%) DNS
12 12 (30.00%) DHCP
12 12 (30.00%) Dell
12 12 (30.00%) Office 365
13 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (27.50%) NetApp
13 11 (27.50%) SQL
14 10 (25.00%) SAN
15 9 (22.50%) LAN
16 8 (20.00%) Cisco
16 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
16 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
16 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
17 7 (17.50%) Firewall
17 7 (17.50%) SharePoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 13 (32.50%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Lync
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) SAN
4 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) Firewall
6 4 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.00%) SSL
9 1 (2.50%) DSL
9 1 (2.50%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) SNMP
9 1 (2.50%) HTTP
9 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) SecurID
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 2000
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) UNIX
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) ITSM
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) BCP
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Release Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Network Management
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) VBScript
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CCNA
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) HND
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) NFS
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.50%) Samba
7 1 (2.50%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (7.50%) SCVMM
4 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.00%) OVSD
5 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.50%) MOM
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) HP
4 12 (30.00%) Dell
5 11 (27.50%) NetApp
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) Veritas
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 3 (7.50%) GFI Software
8 2 (5.00%) Wyse
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Sun
9 1 (2.50%) Websense
9 1 (2.50%) CommVault
9 1 (2.50%) Trend Micro
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