The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 100 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing WSUS 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.50% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.16% 3.26% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £265 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £221 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £265 £266
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £275 £294
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.14 £17.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.04% -52.66%
WSUS
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Systems Management Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
190 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.81% 10.87% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 56
Median daily rate £320 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Tyne and Wear region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Tyne and Wear region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 5 £300 +26.31% 1
Sunderland -1 1 - -
WSUS
North East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) SCCM
6 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) NAS
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) Symantec
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
8 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) NAS
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
6 2 (18.18%) CA
6 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco