The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 138
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.35% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £388 £314
% change year-on-year -11.29% +23.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.62% +91.11%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 183 285 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 8.63% 9.85% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 194 102
Median daily rate £430 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Law
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetVault Backup
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Disk Encryption

WSUS
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disk Encryption
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) NetVault Backup
1 4 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware