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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 19 August 2022 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
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 81 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 +56
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 4 6 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
10th Percentile £316 £228 £358
25th Percentile £322 £250 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £313 £394
Median % change year-on-year +24.00% -20.63% -8.96%
75th Percentile £450 £453 £420
90th Percentile £473 £639 £434
England median daily rate £452 £375 £451
% change year-on-year +20.53% -16.90% +12.95%

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 1,152 1,057 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.78% 86.50% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 729 331
10th Percentile £200 £165 £163
25th Percentile £357 £306 £288
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £461 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +15.31% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £540 £500 £475
90th Percentile £638 £595 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 31
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.25 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.95 £10.50 £11.31
Median hourly rate £19.67 £14.50 £13.50
Median % change year-on-year +35.62% +7.41% -3.57%
75th Percentile £35.00 £22.50 £20.93
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +7.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Patch Management in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Patch Management in the East Midlands

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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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 - 1
Leicestershire -7 1 £325 +44.44% 1
Derbyshire -10 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Database Security
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) LogicMonitor
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) LogicMonitor
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware