Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Patch Management
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 132 140
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 3 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £363 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +54.26% -39.74%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £188
90th Percentile £323 £488 £339
England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £16.28 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.41% -5.56% +28.94%

Patch Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,534 2,261 2,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.77% 82.58% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1,463 1,635
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £233 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 98 103
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.64 £9.86 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.93 £42.88 £51.50
England median hourly rate £24.04 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.27% -18.00% +11.11%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

Patch Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

Patch Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +1 2 £315 -21.25% 1
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple