The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 82 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.083% 0.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -39.82%
Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
104 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.67% 7.79% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 42
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £27.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (20.00%) Japanese Language
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade