The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 48 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% - 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £311 £268
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +16.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +50.00%
WSUS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Systems Management Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.00% 6.94% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £268 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% +24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £395 £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft