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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.70% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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
52 17 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.21% 8.25% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 32
Average daily rate £328 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £139 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £299 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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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 - 3 £240 - 1
WSUS
North East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) DSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP