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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 113 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing WSUS 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 3.69% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£353 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £373 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £189.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +901.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+376.19% +55.55%
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
222 271 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.48% 13.30% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 99
Average daily rate £399 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.84 £189.00 £30.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.50% +515.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £189.00 £15.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £189.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Farnborough 0 3 £325 -
Southampton - 2 £275 -
Hook - 2 £399 -
Basingstoke -9 1 £425 +30.76%
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Extranet
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
1 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Borland