The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 89 76
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.05% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.13 £44.49 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.53% +111.85%
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
216 195 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.17% 14.67% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 119 44
Median daily rate £450 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) Backup Exec
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) vSphere
4 9 (75.00%) NetBackup
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (75.00%) Intel Security
4 9 (75.00%) MCSA
4 9 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
9 2 (16.67%) MCP
9 2 (16.67%) DHCP
9 2 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) DNS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Wintel Support
3 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Server Support
4 4 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
5 2 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) ArcSight Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Support
6 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Contactless
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) MCSE
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 9 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (75.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) Sysprep
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec