Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 200 221
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -48
Contract jobs citing WSUS 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.15% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.02% 1.18% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £338 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +98.68% -58.79%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £108
90th Percentile £381 £389 £319
England median daily rate £345 £325 £306
% change year-on-year +6.15% +6.12% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -53.49% +138.89% -25.77%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 495 677 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.17% 12.42% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 463 332
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £182 £263 £250
90th Percentile £562 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -11.39%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.24 £9.60
90th Percentile £17.79 £17.50 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

WSUS
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 WSUS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +11 7 £313 +13.64% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £275 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Veeam
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPLS
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) Veeam
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (20.00%) Thales
5 1 (10.00%) EMC