Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 140 145
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £235 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -38.60% +247.95%
10th Percentile £308 £188 £204
90th Percentile £488 £339 £410
England median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +130.77% -
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.14 £14.87
% change year-on-year +24.02% +15.27% -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 2,207 2,691 2,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.77% 84.41% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,441 1,708 1,713
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £249
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 69
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -13.58%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.51 £8.76
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.95 £40.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2018. 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
Derbyshire +21 7 £325 +38.30%
Leicestershire +5 5 £375 +66.67% 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £310 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) WSUS
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) McAfee
2 8 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (40.00%) IaaS
4 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
6 3 (20.00%) ISSEP
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) CISA
6 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Boomi
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Architect
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) ISMS
2 2 (13.33%) Password Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Server Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (20.00%) CISA
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 3 (20.00%) ISSEP
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (53.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) F5
1 8 (53.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware