The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 41 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.26% - 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £341
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.20 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +26.51%
WSUS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.05% 9.36% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 21
Average daily rate £313 £435 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £294 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £515 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the South Yorkshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the South Yorkshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WSUS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco