The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.89% - 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.85% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +84.44%

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

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.99% 9.71% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 38
Median daily rate £400 £265 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -14.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) SCOM
5 6 (46.15%) Change Control
5 6 (46.15%) Private Cloud
6 5 (38.46%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
7 4 (30.77%) Law
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 3 (23.08%) vSphere
8 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Private Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat