The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 1.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.49% 10.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 0
Median daily rate £394 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.81% +91.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
202 270 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.17% 10.60% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 161 140
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £59.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.64% +259.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £55.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Berkshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +9 2 £394 +11.70%
Newbury - 1 - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) iTunes
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security