The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 June 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - - 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £288
% change year-on-year +4.06% +6.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.91 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.41% -37.73%  

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

Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 145 78 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.31% 8.23% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 66
Median daily rate £458 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing WSUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Buckinghamshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Buckinghamshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) BladeLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Vista
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 6 (85.71%) Security Patching
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 4 (57.14%) Remedy
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) VBScript
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Deployment Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 6 (85.71%) Security Patching
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) BladeLogic
2 6 (85.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy