The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 69 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing WSUS 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 3.03% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.25 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+244.02% +55.55%
WSUS
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
156 132 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.54% 10.20% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 14 £254 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) PKI
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (35.29%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) VBScript
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) vSphere
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 4 (23.53%) Symantec
10 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) Firewall
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
11 3 (17.65%) HP
11 3 (17.65%) Citrix
11 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) PKI
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) NFS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) OVSD
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) Lumension
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Veeam
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Rackspace