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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 85 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.31% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% 5.33% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£363 - £258
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.25 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+244.02% +55.55%
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
190 75 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.13% 5.90% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 38 74
Average daily rate £400 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 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
Guildford - 2 £275 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) SCOM
3 6 (75.00%) SCVMM
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) HND
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (50.00%) Sophos
5 4 (50.00%) Veritas
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (50.00%) PKI
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) IBM

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (75.00%) SCOM
2 6 (75.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp