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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 54 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 2.79% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.78% 27.03% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £360 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +33.42%
WSUS
South West

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
36 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.50% 10.34% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - -
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy