Period
to 18 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 134 97
Rank change year-on-year +41 -37 +24
Contract jobs citing WSUS 20 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.40% 1.26% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £200 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.82% -43.42% +20.24%
10th Percentile £192 £117 £230
90th Percentile £358 £196 £334
South East median daily rate £334 £340 £320
% change year-on-year -1.84% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £23.14 £43.28
% change year-on-year -35.18% -46.53% +143.83%

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 238 317 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.23% 13.34% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 128 121
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £378 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -0.66% +1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £141 £200
90th Percentile £571 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%
10th Percentile £12.33 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £60.00 £11.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year +15.25% -48.70% +43.75%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 +36 19 £200 +14.61%
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) SCCM
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 11 (55.00%) SCOM
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) McAfee
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (35.00%) Splunk
6 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (35.00%) Adobe
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Sony
6 7 (35.00%) Law
7 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (20.00%) QA
10 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
10 3 (15.00%) OVSD
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Patch 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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (35.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Change Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) SCCM
2 11 (55.00%) SCOM
3 3 (15.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) McAfee
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Adobe
2 7 (35.00%) Sony
2 7 (35.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Intel