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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 52 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.17% - 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.59% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £235 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-19.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +46.11%

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
73 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.17% 9.72% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 37
Median daily rate £450 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £145 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.70 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.05% -54.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) BladeLogic
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
3 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
4 3 (42.86%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 3 (42.86%) Lumension
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) Disk Encryption
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VB
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) BladeLogic
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) Lumension