The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 60 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 0.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 13.04% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £270 £294
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £17.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.83% -52.66%
WSUS
South West

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

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
92 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.22% 8.90% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 45
Median daily rate £350 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
6 7 (50.00%) Migration
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (42.86%) Patch Management
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (28.57%) NetApp
9 4 (28.57%) Dell
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 4 (28.57%) VB
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco
9 4 (28.57%) SCCM
9 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 4 (28.57%) Server Patching
9 4 (28.57%) EMC VNX
9 4 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
10 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
10 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
10 3 (21.43%) Time Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Patch Management
3 4 (28.57%) Server Patching
4 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) CommVault
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) Becrypt
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos