Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 April 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 90 97
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category - 3.09% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
West Sussex median daily rate - £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +22.86%
South East median daily rate £325 £305 £366
% change year-on-year +6.56% -16.72% +12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £120.00 £16.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +627.27% -23.26% -46.25%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 111 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.44% 9.56% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 53
West Sussex median daily rate £497 £475 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +30.14% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £238
90th Percentile £590 £506 £488
South East median daily rate £435 £423 £398
% change year-on-year +2.96% +6.29% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.25 £28.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.48% +2.68% -20.00%
10th Percentile £14.30 £25.73 £15.85
90th Percentile £40.43 £29.98 £41.35
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -13.51% -37.29% +52.22%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in West Sussex

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in West Sussex

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in West Sussex