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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South West / Bristol
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +36.36%

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
41 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.42% 6.48% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 35
Median daily rate £325 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £220 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.88 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MSI
5 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP

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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
1 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Becrypt