Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +98
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 0.54% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 4.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £395 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +31.67% -25.00% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 155 131 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.03% 11.71% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 73
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £267 £169 £115
90th Percentile £550 £450 £495
Scotland median daily rate £413 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 - £44.25
10th Percentile £19.50 - £21.08
90th Percentile £20.50 - £68.03
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -11.90%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 19 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi

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 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) VSAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam