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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 3.70% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £291
% change year-on-year +4.91% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.57% -27.18%  

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 88 27 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 13.81% 4.07% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 58
Median daily rate £510 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 - £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing WSUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £475 -
WSUS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory