The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 109 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 8 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% - 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.10% - 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £395 - £453
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £27.20
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -15.44%
WSUS
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
195 316 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.28% 15.25% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 162 98
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.72 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.04% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £34.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook - 3 £388 -
Southampton - 2 £525 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) SCCM
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) Intel Security
6 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
9 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Intel Security
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Altiris