The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 71 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% - 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% - 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£256 - £203
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £329
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -10.40%
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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
48 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.20% 2.00% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 24
Average daily rate £450 £335 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £167 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (20.00%) Becrypt
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) Becrypt
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CA