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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £311 £268
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +16.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +135.71%
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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
43 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.66% 2.42% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 33
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt