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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 111 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing WSUS 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.29% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 3.33% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.33 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £40.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-35.62% +92.77%
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
268 210 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.26% 8.72% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 111 101
Median daily rate £450 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
Median hourly rate £24.06 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.60 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £26.70 £19.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +9.09%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 June 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 - 9 £500 - 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
4 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) DNS
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (42.86%) DHCP
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL
8 13 (37.14%) ISA Server
9 12 (34.29%) MS Office
10 11 (31.43%) HP
10 11 (31.43%) Citrix
10 11 (31.43%) Firewall
10 11 (31.43%) PKI
10 11 (31.43%) SCCM
11 10 (28.57%) Wireless Security
11 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (28.57%) Security Management
11 10 (28.57%) Wireless
11 10 (28.57%) Internet
11 10 (28.57%) MCSE
11 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 10 (28.57%) Network Architecture
11 10 (28.57%) UAG
11 10 (28.57%) Office 365
12 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
12 9 (25.71%) Degree
12 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
12 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) DHCP
3 11 (31.43%) Firewall
4 10 (28.57%) Internet
4 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (28.57%) Wireless
4 10 (28.57%) Wireless Security
5 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Field Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (20.00%) Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Technical Security Specialist
9 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (5.71%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) PKI
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) AIX
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 10 (28.57%) Security Management
3 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
4 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
9 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (28.57%) MCSE
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) MCITP
4 7 (20.00%) MCTS
5 6 (17.14%) MCP
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.71%) VCP5
7 2 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) ISA Server
3 10 (28.57%) UAG
4 7 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 6 (17.14%) BitLocker
6 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (14.29%) vSphere
7 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (8.57%) XenApp
7 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Citrix
2 11 (31.43%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) Veritas
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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