The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 38 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.30% - 3.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% - 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -17.03%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Systems Management Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
18 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.39% 4.74% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate £348 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WSUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee