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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 70 62
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.02% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £22.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
+84.44% -17.27%
WSUS
Buckinghamshire

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
46 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.59% 12.47% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 14
Average daily rate £300 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £417 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £30.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £30.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) OVSD
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Squid
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware