The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 93 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing WSUS 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.14% 5.26% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £306 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £351
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +105.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
WSUS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
214 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.18% 9.73% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 75 89
Average daily rate £425 £390 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 19
Average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £21.45 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WSUS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Redhill - 7 £350 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) MCSE
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 18 (64.29%) Intel Security
5 18 (64.29%) NetBackup
5 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (64.29%) MCSA
5 18 (64.29%) McAfee ePO
6 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (57.14%) vSphere
7 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (57.14%) HP
7 16 (57.14%) Backup Exec
7 16 (57.14%) VMware
8 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
9 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (39.29%) MS Office
10 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (35.71%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) MCP
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 8 (28.57%) CommVault
11 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 8 (28.57%) Driving Licence
12 6 (21.43%) Puppet
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 7

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (39.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Support Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Wintel Support
3 8 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Server Support
3 8 (28.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) ELK Stack
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 8 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Contactless
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) B2B
1 4 (14.29%) Change Control
1 4 (14.29%) DevOps
1 4 (14.29%) Logistics
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
1 4 (14.29%) Web Development
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
3 2 (7.14%) Security Hardening
3 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) MCSE
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) MCSA
3 8 (28.57%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) McAfee ePO
1 18 (64.29%) NetBackup
2 16 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 6 (21.43%) Puppet
4 4 (14.29%) Cacti
4 4 (14.29%) Nagios
4 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (14.29%) Sysprep
5 2 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Intel Security
2 16 (57.14%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) CommVault
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 4 (14.29%) RightFax
6 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Hortonworks
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto