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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 56 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% - 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.35% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +84.44%

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
68 49 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.59% 7.00% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 38
Median daily rate £450 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £271 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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
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 21 February 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Remedy
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (37.50%) Lumension
6 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 3 (37.50%) 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Disk Encryption
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
3 3 (37.50%) Lumension