Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 99 104
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.36% 8.02% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Bristol median daily rate - £325 -
South West median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.08% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £100.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £152.50 £131.25
% change year-on-year -72.13% +16.19% +228.13%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 119 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.07% 9.32% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 116 91
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £199 £222 £240
90th Percentile £513 £576 £560
South West median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £40.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +91.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £17.44 £23.94 £16.20
90th Percentile £19.81 £46.23 £66.50
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -30.88% +61.90% -9.19%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Bristol

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSUS in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware