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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 90 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.30% 3.50% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £275 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £275 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-46.67% -
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
212 143 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.38% 11.19% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 78 74
Median daily rate £425 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.58% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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
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 24 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 5 £350 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 20 (76.92%) MCSE
3 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (61.54%) Intel Security
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
4 16 (61.54%) NetBackup
4 16 (61.54%) Backup Exec
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (61.54%) HP
4 16 (61.54%) MCSA
4 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (61.54%) vSphere
4 16 (61.54%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
6 11 (42.31%) MS Office
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) CommVault
8 6 (23.08%) MCP
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell

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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (42.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) VPN
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Support Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Wintel Support
3 8 (30.77%) Server Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Server Support
3 8 (30.77%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Field Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Field Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ELK Stack
1 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.54%) Contactless
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.69%) Debian
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) B2B
1 4 (15.38%) Logistics
2 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) MCSE
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (61.54%) MCSA
3 6 (23.08%) MCP
4 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) Backup Exec
1 16 (61.54%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (61.54%) NetBackup
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Sysprep
3 2 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (7.69%) Cacti
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) HP
1 16 (61.54%) Intel Security
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) CommVault
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) RightFax
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Rackspace