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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 58 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing WSUS 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.77% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.89% 7.50% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-46.67% -
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
36 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.57% 6.40% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 19
Median daily rate £450 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £306 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £431 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £20.19 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +32.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £15.65 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £22.75 £17.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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 - -
Swindon - 1 £358 -
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (52.63%) SCCM
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
8 8 (42.11%) vSphere
9 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
10 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
11 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (26.32%) DHCP
11 5 (26.32%) DNS
11 5 (26.32%) NetApp
12 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
12 4 (21.05%) MCSE
12 4 (21.05%) MCSA
12 4 (21.05%) Oracle
12 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery

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 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Multicast
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) vSphere
4 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Sophos
6 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed