The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 138 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.13% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.13 £44.49 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.53% +111.85%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
345 260 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.96% 8.75% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 155 96
Median daily rate £455 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.20% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.76 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.56% +22.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+36.90% +9.09%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
West Yorkshire +1 1 £275 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam