Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 183 183
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.16% 1.85% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
East of England median daily rate £313 £425 £164
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +159.94% -36.20%
10th Percentile £256 £239 £139
90th Percentile £340 £445 £183
England median daily rate £330 £326 £350
% change year-on-year +1.38% -7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% -50.00% +77.78%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 506 433 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.49% 10.05% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 252 224
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £175
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 24
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.22% +1.54% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.38 £13.75 £13.08
90th Percentile £27.28 £21.70 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.52 £22.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.36% +3.14% +6.65%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSUS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £295 - 3
Hertfordshire -1 4 £350 +86.67% 1
Bedfordshire -5 3 £313 -10.71%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS 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 of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) DHCP
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (25.00%) PKI
9 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
10 3 (18.75%) SAML
10 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) LDAP
10 3 (18.75%) OAuth
10 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
10 3 (18.75%) Clustering
10 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 3 (18.75%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Packager
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Support
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Release Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) OAuth
1 3 (18.75%) SAML
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk