The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 51 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.66% 0.21% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.89% 3.85% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +84.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Systems Management Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
38 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.30% 5.43% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 41
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £231 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £408 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the West Sussex region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Crawley - 3 £400 - 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft