The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% - 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £158
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 76 86 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.64% 12.15% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 22
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Private Cloud
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) SAN

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) VSAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam