Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 November 2017 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 91 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing WSUS 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.51% 2.88% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £188 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £243 £181 £210
90th Percentile £628 £194 £450
East of England median daily rate £425 £175 £250
% change year-on-year +142.86% -30.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 215 139 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.55% 9.96% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +25.00%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £585 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £410
% change year-on-year +11.80% -1.83% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.97% -57.04% +221.43%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.30 £12.43
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -12.12% -51.11% +121.31%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSUS in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £450 -
Watford -11 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
WSUS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) PKI
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Dell
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) CommVault
8 3 (21.43%) NetApp
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (21.43%) EMC

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) Xen
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) CommVault
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Lumension
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL