Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 98 117
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.40% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 3.54% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £170 £305 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.34% +20.08% -40.24%
10th Percentile £117 £225 £203
90th Percentile £196 £343 £400
South East median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.28 £16.64
% change year-on-year -46.53% +160.14% -20.77%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 296 198 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.59% 11.43% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 97 107
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +14.86% +18.40%
10th Percentile £140 £207 £157
90th Percentile £525 £531 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -39.47% -22.05%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.25 £16.27
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £28.50
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £22.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -36.70% +14.53% +0.45%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -25 3 £175 -25.74%
High Wycombe - 1 £100 - 1
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Apple

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky