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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 234 236 236
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 26 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.87% 4.11% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 7
Median daily rate £315 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -46.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £15.90 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £17.90 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+140.44% -52.00%
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
907 925 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.89% 9.35% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 522 507
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.39% -25.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 September 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 30 September 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 +11 13 £255 -10.52% 2
Hampshire +14 10 £315 -1.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £343 +39.79%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (94.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (84.00%) Windows
3 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
4 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (64.00%) VMware
6 28 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (48.00%) HP
8 22 (44.00%) SCCM
9 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (38.00%) DNS
11 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (36.00%) DHCP
13 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
14 16 (32.00%) Symantec
14 16 (32.00%) ITIL
14 16 (32.00%) Firewall
15 15 (30.00%) MS Office
16 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
16 14 (28.00%) LAN
16 14 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
16 14 (28.00%) Cisco
16 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
17 13 (26.00%) WAN
17 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
18 12 (24.00%) NetBackup
18 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (22.00%) Backup Exec
19 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
19 11 (22.00%) PowerShell

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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (10.00%) IBM Domino
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.00%) Documentum
7 3 (6.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) DNS
2 18 (36.00%) DHCP
3 16 (32.00%) Firewall
4 14 (28.00%) LAN
5 13 (26.00%) WAN
6 8 (16.00%) SMTP
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (14.00%) Skype
7 7 (14.00%) VoIP
8 5 (10.00%) SNMP
9 4 (8.00%) Internet
10 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (4.00%) MPLS
10 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.00%) Wireless
11 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.00%) Network Security
11 1 (2.00%) SAN
11 1 (2.00%) VPN
11 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) DCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) CCTV
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Contactless
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
4 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.00%) Android
7 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.00%) AIX
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.00%) Debian
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (14.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 7 (14.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 7 (14.00%) Security Patching
4 7 (14.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (10.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) SIEM
8 3 (6.00%) Email Filtering
8 3 (6.00%) ISMS
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) VB
4 3 (6.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) MCSA
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 3 (6.00%) SANS
7 3 (6.00%) SSCP
8 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (94.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) vSphere
4 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) SCCM
2 14 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (24.00%) NetBackup
4 11 (22.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (18.00%) AirWatch
6 8 (16.00%) SCOM
7 5 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (6.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (6.00%) Puppet
10 1 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
10 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) VMware
3 24 (48.00%) HP
4 16 (32.00%) Symantec
5 14 (28.00%) Cisco
6 9 (18.00%) Intel Security
6 9 (18.00%) MobileIron
7 6 (12.00%) Acronis
7 6 (12.00%) EMC
8 5 (10.00%) F5
8 5 (10.00%) Lotus
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix
9 4 (8.00%) Splunk
10 3 (6.00%) Qualys
11 2 (4.00%) Apple
11 2 (4.00%) arcserve
11 2 (4.00%) Dell
11 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.00%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago