The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Surrey region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 96 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.38% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.90% 4.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £338 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -39.82%
Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
138 102 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.97% 7.81% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 80
Average daily rate £365 £335 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £133 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 8
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
WSUS
South East

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 2
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Server Support
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp