Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 132 139
Rank change year-on-year +40 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
East Midlands median daily rate £305 £350 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +48.94% +74.07%
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.35% - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.14
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.72% +15.27%

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 1,237 2,083 2,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.70% 84.64% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 1,344 1,611
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £275 £238
90th Percentile £575 £555 £560
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 93 101
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.99% -11.09% +2.40%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.98 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £34.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £23.35 £23.84 £24.00
% change year-on-year -2.03% -0.69% -4.00%

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 26 February 2020. 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
Northamptonshire +35 9 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £305 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Symantec
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) ThinApp
2 9 (90.00%) Antivirus Management
2 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (90.00%) WSUS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (90.00%) McAfee
2 9 (90.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (90.00%) InstallShield
2 9 (90.00%) AdminStudio
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) VB
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITSM
3 5 (50.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) AdminStudio
1 9 (90.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Field Support Technician
2 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Antivirus Management
1 9 (90.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 5 (50.00%) ITSM
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (90.00%) VB
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (90.00%) ThinApp
2 9 (90.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Symantec
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Okta