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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 221 199 207
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing WSUS 17 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.78% 5.37% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £191 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £27.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -1.09%
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
956 671 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.24% 8.06% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 328 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 64
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
Surrey +1 8 £313 -10.71%
Kent - 4 £458 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £410 +26.15% 3
West Sussex -14 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (78.13%) VMware
4 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (50.00%) SCCM
8 15 (46.88%) DNS
9 11 (34.38%) DHCP
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco
10 10 (31.25%) VBScript
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) ITIL
11 9 (28.13%) NetApp
11 9 (28.13%) HP
11 9 (28.13%) SAN
11 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.00%) LAN
12 8 (25.00%) vSphere
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
13 7 (21.88%) Application Packaging
13 7 (21.88%) SQL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.13%) Lync
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
6 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) SNMP
7 2 (6.25%) SSL
7 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) NAS
8 1 (3.13%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) HTTP
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Application Packaging
2 3 (9.38%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.13%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.13%) SecurID
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.25%) CentOS
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
10 1 (3.13%) VMS
10 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) BCP
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) VBScript
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HP APS
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) DFS Replication
6 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (6.25%) NFS
7 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.25%) vCloud
8 1 (3.13%) Docker
8 1 (3.13%) LXC
8 1 (3.13%) UAG
8 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.13%) VMware GSX
8 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.13%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) NetApp
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 7 (21.88%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
7 4 (12.50%) Symantec
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.38%) BMC
8 3 (9.38%) CA
9 2 (6.25%) Wyse
9 2 (6.25%) Intel
9 2 (6.25%) F5
10 1 (3.13%) GFI Software
10 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
10 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
Kent
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago