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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 46 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.67% - 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.54% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£270 - £349
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +33.42%
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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
26 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.83% 12.37% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 25
Average daily rate £325 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco