Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - +87 -24
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.38% - 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.88% - 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
West Sussex median daily rate £365 - £413
10th Percentile £332 - £406
90th Percentile £375 - £419
South East median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £26.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.28 £16.64
% change year-on-year -46.53% +160.14% -20.77%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 103 83 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.86% 6.48% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 45
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% - +25.86%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £294
90th Percentile £613 £461 £423
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £20.63 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.03% - -
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.93% +29.38% +1.50%

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

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 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
Crawley - 3 £366 - 2
Horsham - 1 £350 -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp