The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 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 Edinburgh 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 84 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.098% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.03% 1.54% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£285 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -0.41%
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.17% 6.37% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
WSUS
Scotland

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago