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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 47 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.24% - 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £16.19
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +29.72%
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
58 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.88% 10.10% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Doncaster - 1 £400 -
WSUS
Yorkshire

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Websense