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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £471 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.95% 4.89% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 23
Average daily rate £400 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
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 17 April 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%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) Wyse
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Wyse
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense