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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 79 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.30% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.25% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
123 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.51% 11.03% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 34
Average daily rate £300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £427 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.98 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.16% -53.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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
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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
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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 - - - - 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) NLBS
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) NAS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DSL
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Xen
1 4 (80.00%) NLBS
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam