The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 58 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.61% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.27% 11.36% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £162.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.13 £40.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-27.18% +92.77%
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 Wiltshire region.

Systems Management Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
55 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.37% 7.01% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 19
Median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Wiltshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury - 1 - -
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) vSphere
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) DHCP
8 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) NetApp
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) MCSE
9 4 (26.67%) MCSA
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Multicast
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperic
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed