The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.93% - 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.11% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £291
% change year-on-year +4.06% +5.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.91 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.41% -37.73%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 37 76 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.46% 17.55% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 59 36
Median daily rate £430 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +57.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in South Yorkshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in South Yorkshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Sheffield - 3 £350 -
WSUS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds