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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 109 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.60% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 6.70% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £420 £425 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+111.12% -48.75%
WSUS
South East

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
192 224 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.91% 8.91% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 117 151
Median daily rate £475 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £266 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.28 £42.30 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +51.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -6 2 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £420 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) SCCM
5 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) HP
7 7 (41.18%) EMC
7 7 (41.18%) VB
7 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (41.18%) MobileIron
7 7 (41.18%) AirWatch
8 6 (35.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (35.29%) Android
8 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) MS Office
8 6 (35.29%) Symantec

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
4 3 (17.65%) Documentum
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) SMTP
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (29.41%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (29.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (29.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) AirWatch
3 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
3 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (23.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (23.53%) SCOM
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) EMC
4 7 (41.18%) MobileIron
5 6 (35.29%) Symantec
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
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