Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 134 137
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £230 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -39.91% +247.95%
10th Percentile £311 £188 £204
90th Percentile £410 £319 £410
England median daily rate £388 £400 £438
% change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.77% +130.77% -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.94 £14.87
% change year-on-year -4.70% +34.12% -15.06%

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 2,054 2,539 2,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.16% 84.13% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 1,637 1,670
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +1.82% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 96 78
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +5.26% -11.09%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £33.50 £47.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

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 17 January 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £310 - 3
Leicestershire +9 3 £375 +66.67%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) ThinApp
3 3 (37.50%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
3 3 (37.50%) AdminStudio
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP

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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) AdminStudio
1 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Field Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Site Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Antivirus Management
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Password Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Runbook
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (25.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (25.00%) ISSEP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) ThinApp
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) SAP