Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 134 104
Rank change year-on-year +36 -30 +9
Contract jobs citing WSUS 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.10% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.30% 1.33% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £200 £170 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.82% -47.77% +27.95%
South East median daily rate £269 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -23.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.20 £23.14 £43.14
% change year-on-year -47.28% -46.36% +143.04%

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 241 301 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.21% 13.42% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 119 102
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £380 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -7.60% +9.67%
10th Percentile £200 £142 £193
90th Percentile £507 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.94% +6.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -51.82% +36.24%

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 16 October 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 +30 19 £200 +14.61% 1
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) Change Management
4 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 11 (55.00%) McAfee
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL V3
5 11 (55.00%) Office 365
6 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (50.00%) QA
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (45.00%) MCSA
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (35.00%) SCOM
8 7 (35.00%) Splunk
8 7 (35.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (35.00%) Adobe
8 7 (35.00%) Sony
8 7 (35.00%) Law
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (5.00%) Banking
10 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 1 (5.00%) Incident 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) 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 16 (80.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
7 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Change Management
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) MCSA
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) McAfee
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Adobe
3 7 (35.00%) Sony
3 7 (35.00%) Splunk
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Intel