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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 62 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.00% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.37% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+376.19% +55.55%
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
95 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.59% 11.31% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £224 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.29 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% +128.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £17.72 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.86 £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 7 £288 +19.79%
Sunderland - 3 £300 -
WSUS
North East

WSUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) QA

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Sophos