The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 55 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.39% 2.70% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.88% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -17.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.01% 12.84% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 9
Average daily rate £394 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 December 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee