Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 117 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.43% 2.49% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £256 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% +14.61% -
10th Percentile £194 £193 £112
90th Percentile £323 £200 £197
South East median daily rate £400 £281 £330
% change year-on-year +42.22% -14.77% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £64.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +194.09% -32.31%

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 206 241 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.38% 12.17% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 119 122
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -10.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £270
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.78 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +8.79% -2.36%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.88 £12.20
90th Percentile £16.00 £38.88 £16.40
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.43% - -32.37%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 July 2019. 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 +13 5 £256 +28.13%
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) NaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) ISMS
2 3 (60.00%) Sony
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) NaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Sony
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki