The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire 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 47 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.90% 0.40% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.00% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.31% 5.16% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 16
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) IPv4
4 4 (40.00%) IPv6
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (40.00%) iPad
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 4 (40.00%) IPv6
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe