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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 32 38
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.55% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £335 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.63 £22.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+50.11% -10.40%
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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
78 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.61% 9.28% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 13 6
Average daily rate £348 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.85 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% +39.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos