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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 226 233 250
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing WSUS 21 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.55% 4.47% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Median daily rate £323 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £43.28 £16.89 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.28% -60.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+111.12% -48.75%
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
822 873 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.76% 9.16% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 454 615
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 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
Hampshire +32 10 £333 +2.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £235 -39.74% 1
Berkshire -7 3 £420 -1.17% 3
Middlesex - 3 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 33 (76.74%) Windows
3 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
4 31 (72.09%) VMware
5 25 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
7 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
9 18 (41.86%) HP
9 18 (41.86%) DNS
10 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
11 15 (34.88%) DHCP
12 14 (32.56%) Cisco
13 13 (30.23%) ITIL
14 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
14 12 (27.91%) LAN
14 12 (27.91%) Symantec
14 12 (27.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
14 12 (27.91%) SCCM
15 11 (25.58%) Android
15 11 (25.58%) Firewall
15 11 (25.58%) WAN
15 11 (25.58%) VB
15 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
15 11 (25.58%) AirWatch
15 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (25.58%) Mobile Device Management

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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (20.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (13.95%) IBM Domino
5 5 (11.63%) IIS
6 3 (6.98%) Documentum
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 15 (34.88%) DHCP
3 12 (27.91%) LAN
4 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) WAN
5 10 (23.26%) SMTP
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (20.93%) Skype
7 5 (11.63%) Internet
8 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.30%) MPLS
9 3 (6.98%) VoIP
10 2 (4.65%) VPN
10 2 (4.65%) Wireless
11 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.33%) SAN
11 1 (2.33%) SNMP
11 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Military
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Active Directory Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Specialist
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Cryptography
3 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) CCTV
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (25.58%) Android
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.30%) AIX
9 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 9 (20.93%) Data Centre Operations
4 9 (20.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (20.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Security Patching
8 5 (11.63%) Server Hardening
9 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
9 4 (9.30%) Computer Security
9 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (9.30%) Validation
10 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) VB
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) GCIH
4 3 (6.98%) GIAC
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Squid
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) AirWatch
3 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
4 5 (11.63%) Puppet
4 5 (11.63%) SCOM
5 4 (9.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (72.09%) VMware
3 18 (41.86%) HP
4 14 (32.56%) Cisco
5 12 (27.91%) Symantec
6 11 (25.58%) MobileIron
7 9 (20.93%) Citrix
8 7 (16.28%) EMC
9 6 (13.95%) Lotus
10 5 (11.63%) Dell
10 5 (11.63%) Intel Security
11 4 (9.30%) Sophos
12 3 (6.98%) Lumension
13 2 (4.65%) Acronis
13 2 (4.65%) Apple
13 2 (4.65%) arcserve
13 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
14 1 (2.33%) F5
14 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
14 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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