Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 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)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 143 113
Rank change year-on-year +44 -30 -11
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.25% 0.78% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 4.29% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 11
North East median daily rate £325 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +16.36% +14.58%
10th Percentile £195 £265 £210
90th Percentile £348 £420 £300
England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £12.36
England median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -53.49% +138.89% -25.77%

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 North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 209 490 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.15% 18.19% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 335 109
North East median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -6.47%
10th Percentile £261 £217 £228
90th Percentile £550 £456 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 23
North East median hourly rate £32.25 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +9.80% -15.00%
10th Percentile £8.73 £24.85 £14.21
90th Percentile £49.67 £42.30 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear +58 3 £325 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Telematics
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft