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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 120 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.31% 0.62% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +125.00%
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
306 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.03% 9.93% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 94 50
Average daily rate £368 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £276 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.65 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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
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 31 October 2014. 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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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
Basingstoke - - - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) vSphere
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) Dell
7 5 (35.71%) EMC
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) SCCM
8 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (28.57%) Coaching
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) MOF
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
9 3 (21.43%) BS7799

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) OLE
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) SecurID
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) MOF
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) QMS
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Winbatch
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 3 (21.43%) BS7799
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Samba
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) WMI
3 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee