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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 82 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing WSUS 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% 4.00% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£275 £355 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +86.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £18.19
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
140 125 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.93% 9.04% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 42
Average daily rate £400 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Average hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
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 22 May 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 +8 4 £275 -24.13%
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) DHCP
5 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
6 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (61.54%) SCCM
6 8 (61.54%) Windows
7 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 7 (53.85%) SQL
7 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (46.15%) VBScript
8 6 (46.15%) VB
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
8 6 (46.15%) Application Packaging
8 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (46.15%) VMware
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (46.15%) NetApp
9 5 (38.46%) Firewall
9 5 (38.46%) Migration
9 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (38.46%) SCOM
9 5 (38.46%) LAN
9 5 (38.46%) ITIL
9 5 (38.46%) Cisco

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Lync
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 6 (46.15%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) HND
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
2 8 (61.54%) SCCM
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
4 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (30.77%) SCVMM
4 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Sophos
4 4 (30.77%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle