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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 55 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.34% 1.42% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 17.74% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £385 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £162.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.49 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +111.85%
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
68 62 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.66% 7.99% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 46
Median daily rate £443 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £19.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Malmesbury +1 1 £320 -
Swindon 0 1 £450 -18.18% 2
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Release Management
7 1 (14.29%) SCOM
7 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) SCDPM

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft