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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 66 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.27% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -1.09%
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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
81 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.56% 6.63% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 15
Average daily rate £325 £370 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +16.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft