The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 69 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.13% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.54% 5.73% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 31
Average daily rate £295 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £26.50
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 Glasgow

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco