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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 243 234 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing WSUS 26 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.61% 2.74% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 22
Median daily rate £390 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £440 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.54 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-46.67% -
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
998 914 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.92% 9.78% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 534 428
Median daily rate £425 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +13.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -5 10 £500 +81.81% 3
Hampshire +4 6 - -
Surrey -7 6 £350 +27.27%
West Sussex -29 4 £430 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 82 (98.80%) Windows
2 68 (81.93%) Active Directory
3 62 (74.70%) Windows Server
4 50 (60.24%) Microsoft
5 40 (48.19%) VMware
6 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (42.17%) HP
8 34 (40.96%) DNS
8 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (34.94%) DHCP
9 29 (34.94%) MCSE
9 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
9 29 (34.94%) Backup Exec
10 28 (33.73%) Firewall
10 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (33.73%) SCCM
11 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (28.92%) Intel Security
12 24 (28.92%) MS Office
13 22 (26.51%) vSphere
14 20 (24.10%) ITIL
15 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
17 17 (20.48%) ISA Server
18 16 (19.28%) Citrix
18 16 (19.28%) MCSA
18 16 (19.28%) NetBackup
18 16 (19.28%) McAfee ePO
19 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
19 15 (18.07%) SQL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (28.92%) MS Office
3 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) DNS
2 29 (34.94%) DHCP
3 28 (33.73%) Firewall
4 15 (18.07%) Internet
5 11 (13.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (13.25%) Wireless
6 10 (12.05%) VPN
6 10 (12.05%) Wireless Security
7 8 (9.64%) LAN
7 8 (9.64%) VoIP
7 8 (9.64%) WAN
8 7 (8.43%) SAN
9 6 (7.23%) LDAP
10 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.82%) SNMP
12 3 (3.61%) Network Security
12 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (3.61%) VLAN
12 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Support Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Wintel Support
5 13 (15.66%) Server Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) Field Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 10 (12.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (12.05%) Consultant
8 10 (12.05%) Server Support
9 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) IT Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Windows Consultant
11 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
12 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.20%) DCOM
3 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.25%) PKI
3 10 (12.05%) Driving Licence
4 8 (9.64%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Contactless
6 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.61%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.20%) RIA
8 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 82 (98.80%) Windows
2 62 (74.70%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.84%) Linux
7 9 (10.84%) Unix
8 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.41%) AIX
11 2 (2.41%) Debian
12 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Network Architecture
2 10 (12.05%) Security Management
3 9 (10.84%) Identity Management
4 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.23%) Service Management
5 6 (7.23%) SIEM
6 5 (6.02%) Change Control
6 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.02%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security
7 4 (4.82%) Logistics
7 4 (4.82%) Power Management
8 3 (3.61%) B2B
8 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (34.94%) MCSE
3 16 (19.28%) MCSA
4 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.05%) MCP
6 9 (10.84%) Degree
7 7 (8.43%) CISSP
7 7 (8.43%) MCITP
7 7 (8.43%) MCTS
8 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.82%) DBS Check
11 3 (3.61%) SANS
11 3 (3.61%) SSCP
11 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.41%) VCP5
12 2 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.20%) GCIH
13 1 (1.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) JSP 440
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (81.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (40.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.51%) vSphere
4 17 (20.48%) ISA Server
5 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
6 10 (12.05%) UAG
7 9 (10.84%) BitLocker
8 7 (8.43%) Terminal Server
9 4 (4.82%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (4.82%) XenServer
10 3 (3.61%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.61%) XenApp
10 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (34.94%) Backup Exec
2 28 (33.73%) SCCM
3 16 (19.28%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (19.28%) NetBackup
4 11 (13.25%) SCOM
5 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (7.23%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.82%) Puppet
7 4 (4.82%) Sysprep
7 4 (4.82%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
8 3 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.41%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (2.41%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.20%) Cacti
10 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 50 (60.24%) Microsoft
2 40 (48.19%) VMware
3 35 (42.17%) HP
4 24 (28.92%) Intel Security
5 16 (19.28%) Citrix
6 14 (16.87%) Cisco
6 14 (16.87%) Symantec
7 7 (8.43%) Dell
8 4 (4.82%) Acronis
8 4 (4.82%) CommVault
8 4 (4.82%) F5
8 4 (4.82%) IBM
9 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.61%) NetApp
9 3 (3.61%) Qualys
9 3 (3.61%) RightFax
9 3 (3.61%) Splunk
9 3 (3.61%) Veritas
10 2 (2.41%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.00 - £24.12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago