The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 76 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.28% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £335 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.63 £22.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+50.11% -10.40%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
127 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.24% 7.03% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 16
Average daily rate £280 £385 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £282 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WSUS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) XenMobile

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp