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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / South East
Rank 214 201 243
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +42
Contract jobs citing WSUS 29 62 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.89% 6.80% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 13
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.81% +91.11%

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
745 912 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.82% 10.47% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 535 545
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +155.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire - 9 £350 - 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Hampshire -4 4 £348 -12.02% 1
West Sussex -6 3 £400 - 1
Berkshire -15 3 £394 -7.35%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £200 -33.33%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 46 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (60.00%) VMware
5 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 19 (38.00%) ITIL
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
10 17 (34.00%) HP
11 15 (30.00%) DNS
12 14 (28.00%) Citrix
13 13 (26.00%) SCCM
14 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 11 (22.00%) Cisco
15 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (20.00%) Patch Management
16 10 (20.00%) Security Patching
16 10 (20.00%) VB
17 9 (18.00%) Change Management
17 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
17 9 (18.00%) Finance
18 8 (16.00%) Firewall
18 8 (16.00%) Sophos
18 8 (16.00%) Dell

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 6 (12.00%) IBM Domino
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) iTunes
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
4 6 (12.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) Skype
5 4 (8.00%) SMTP
6 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Desktop Support
3 9 (18.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) SIEM Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.00%) Android
7 4 (8.00%) Linux
8 3 (6.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 9 (18.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Server Hardening
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
6 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (8.00%) SIEM
7 4 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.00%) VB
4 6 (12.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) CISSP
4 4 (8.00%) GCIH
4 4 (8.00%) GIAC
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) Squid
5 1 (2.00%) vCloud
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.00%) Puppet
4 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
4 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (60.00%) VMware
3 17 (34.00%) HP
4 14 (28.00%) Citrix
5 11 (22.00%) Cisco
6 8 (16.00%) Dell
6 8 (16.00%) Sophos
7 7 (14.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (12.00%) Lotus
8 6 (12.00%) Symantec
9 4 (8.00%) MobileIron
9 4 (8.00%) Remedy
10 3 (6.00%) Lumension
11 2 (4.00%) Altiris
11 2 (4.00%) EMC
11 2 (4.00%) IBM
12 1 (2.00%) arcserve
12 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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