The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 102 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 19 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% - 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.48% - 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate £353 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £63.00 - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -9.80%
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
254 296 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.00% 10.91% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 132 119
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 26
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £13.65 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 13 £425 - 2
Slough - 3 £353 -
Bracknell - 1 £135 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 16 (57.14%) DNS
6 15 (53.57%) DHCP
7 11 (39.29%) Wireless
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
9 9 (32.14%) ISA Server
9 9 (32.14%) SCCM
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (32.14%) Office 365
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (28.57%) MS Office
10 8 (28.57%) ITIL
11 7 (25.00%) PKI
11 7 (25.00%) Identity Management
11 7 (25.00%) Security Management
11 7 (25.00%) Firewall
11 7 (25.00%) UAG
12 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
12 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (21.43%) VMware
12 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (21.43%) Wireless Security
12 6 (21.43%) LAN
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) DHCP
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless Security
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.57%) SMTP
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Field Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 7 (25.00%) Security Management
3 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITSM
8 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCITP
2 5 (17.86%) MCTS
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) VCP5
4 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MOS
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) ISA Server
3 7 (25.00%) UAG
4 6 (21.43%) Terminal Server
5 5 (17.86%) BitLocker
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
5 5 (17.86%) vSphere
6 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.29%) XenApp
7 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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