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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 229 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing WSUS 25 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.91% 4.24% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 13
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£275 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £17.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £18.19
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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
858 802 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.20% 8.96% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 412 390
Average daily rate £385 £346 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 48
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -10 8 - - 1
Surrey +5 5 £275 -22.53% 1
Berkshire -17 5 £275 -18.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £400 +33.33% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £249 -28.74% 6
Kent +4 1 £300 +22.44% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £260 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
3 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (58.70%) SCCM
6 24 (52.17%) VMware
7 22 (47.83%) ITIL
8 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (41.30%) VBScript
10 17 (36.96%) HP
10 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (34.78%) DNS
12 15 (32.61%) Clustering
13 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
13 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (28.26%) Office 365
15 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
15 12 (26.09%) SAN
15 12 (26.09%) Dell
15 12 (26.09%) DHCP
15 12 (26.09%) IIS
15 12 (26.09%) NetBackup
16 11 (23.91%) SQL
17 10 (21.74%) NetApp
17 10 (21.74%) Firewall
18 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
18 9 (19.57%) LAN
19 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
19 8 (17.39%) Cisco
19 8 (17.39%) Migration

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (26.09%) IIS
2 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (10.87%) Lync
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) DHCP
3 10 (21.74%) Firewall
4 9 (19.57%) LAN
5 5 (10.87%) VLAN
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.35%) NAS
9 1 (2.17%) Internet
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) AdminStudio
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) SCCM Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) SCCM Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.35%) BCP
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.35%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Coaching
6 1 (2.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) VBScript
2 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) HND
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.52%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.17%) UAG
8 1 (2.17%) VMware GSX
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (58.70%) SCCM
2 12 (26.09%) NetBackup
3 7 (15.22%) SCOM
4 6 (13.04%) Backup Exec
5 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
6 4 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.35%) OVSD
7 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.17%) MOM
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) HP
4 12 (26.09%) Dell
5 10 (21.74%) NetApp
6 8 (17.39%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) Veritas
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) Sophos
9 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 3 (6.52%) McAfee
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) Intel
10 2 (4.35%) Websense
10 2 (4.35%) Wyse
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) GFI Software
10 2 (4.35%) F5
11 1 (2.17%) QNAP
11 1 (2.17%) CommVault
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