Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Patch Management
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 177 196
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 +23
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 18 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +21.74% +45.57%
10th Percentile £268 £173 £281
90th Percentile £568 £519 £294
England median daily rate £376 £400 £431
% change year-on-year -6.00% -7.25% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £14.75
10th Percentile £15.75 - £13.88
90th Percentile £17.25 - £15.17
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.14 £14.81
% change year-on-year +25.47% +15.72% -15.39%

Patch Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,344 3,809 4,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.00% 85.50% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,949 2,522 2,950
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 142
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Patch Management in Yorkshire

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Patch Management in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Patch Management in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -5 7 £400 -21.95% 4
North Yorkshire 0 6 £500 +81.82% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
South Yorkshire -12 1 - -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
3 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
6 2 (11.11%) ESET
6 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
6 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (5.56%) McAfee

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) Nessus
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas
2 2 (11.11%) ESET
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) VMware