The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 28 March 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 114 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.36% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 2.90% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £275 £335 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.91% +235.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £384 £314
% change year-on-year -10.42% +22.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.62% +91.11%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 233 276 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.49% 12.51% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 179 151
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% -14.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.57 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 £275 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (50.00%) GCIH
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (50.00%) SaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Puppet
5 4 (50.00%) SIEM
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) CISSP
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) GIAC
5 4 (50.00%) Server Hardening
5 4 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
6 3 (37.50%) Security Patching

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) GCIH
1 4 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus