The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 87 87
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.19% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Median daily rate - £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £303
% change year-on-year -14.28% +15.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £21.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.77% -4.82%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 108 231 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 8.21% 17.00% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 136 82
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +43.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.11 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.46%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Surrey

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Surrey