The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 202 207 240
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Contract jobs citing WSUS 40 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 2.56% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
761 899 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.27% 10.61% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 448 289
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 43
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.74% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
WSUS
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 30 July 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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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
Berkshire +17 21 £350 -17.64% 2
Hampshire -2 10 £313 -3.84% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £300 +26.31% 1
Surrey -4 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 56 (87.50%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Active Directory
3 42 (65.63%) VMware
4 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 23 (35.94%) HP
8 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (29.69%) SCCM
10 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
10 17 (26.56%) Citrix
11 16 (25.00%) SAN
11 16 (25.00%) ITIL
11 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 15 (23.44%) DNS
13 14 (21.88%) IIS
13 14 (21.88%) Linux
13 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (20.31%) Cisco
14 13 (20.31%) MS Office
14 13 (20.31%) DHCP
14 13 (20.31%) Firewall
15 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (17.19%) LDAP
16 11 (17.19%) XenApp
17 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
17 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (21.88%) IIS
2 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) Lync
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) SAS
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 15 (23.44%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) DHCP
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
4 11 (17.19%) LDAP
5 9 (14.06%) LAN
6 8 (12.50%) WAN
6 8 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (7.81%) Internet
7 5 (7.81%) MPLS
8 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 4 (6.25%) DSL
8 4 (6.25%) Wireless
8 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.69%) IPv4
9 3 (4.69%) IPv6
9 3 (4.69%) NAS
10 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.13%) VLAN
11 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) WAP
2 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) OLE
3 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (6.25%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.13%) SecurID
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (87.50%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (21.88%) Linux
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Project Management
3 5 (7.81%) Service Management
3 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 3 (4.69%) MOF
4 3 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.69%) Time Management
4 3 (4.69%) QMS
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.13%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.13%) Network Management
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.13%) Process Management
5 2 (3.13%) Change Management
5 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) VBScript
2 2 (3.13%) VB
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) Winbatch
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) MCSE
5 7 (10.94%) MCITP
6 4 (6.25%) Degree
6 4 (6.25%) MCTS
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 3 (4.69%) CCNA
8 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.69%) BS7799
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (76.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 11 (17.19%) XenApp
5 9 (14.06%) vSphere
6 4 (6.25%) NLBS
6 4 (6.25%) Xen
6 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.13%) NFS
9 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) SCCM
2 10 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (7.81%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.69%) HP SIM
5 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.69%) Sysprep
5 3 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) VMware
2 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) HP
4 17 (26.56%) Citrix
5 13 (20.31%) Cisco
6 9 (14.06%) CA
7 8 (12.50%) Dell
8 5 (7.81%) Symantec
8 5 (7.81%) McAfee
9 4 (6.25%) NetApp
9 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (6.25%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) Veeam
10 2 (3.13%) F5
10 2 (3.13%) IBM
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle
11 1 (1.56%) CommVault
11 1 (1.56%) Nortel
11 1 (1.56%) Remedy
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