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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.61% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+111.12% -48.75%
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
185 64 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.05% 8.80% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 33 56
Median daily rate £350 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £477 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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 7 December 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 - 7 £310 -
WSUS
North East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
6 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) CA
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall

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 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) NAS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) EDMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Symantec
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) CA
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco