Period
to 7 December 2019

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 6 months to 7 December 2019 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
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 171 158
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing WSUS 16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.48% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.33% 1.61% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £372 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -15.69% +35.77%
10th Percentile £409 £288 £412
90th Percentile £541 £466 £487
South East median daily rate £429 £329 £340
% change year-on-year +30.49% -3.31% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Hampshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.18% -34.82%
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £15.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +213.33% -35.18% -46.53%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 480 744 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.44% 19.40% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 475 317
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -64.44%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.91 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.78 £62.63 £27.39
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +52.94% +19.30% -52.50%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Hampshire over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Basingstoke +8 4 - -
Hook - 4 £475 -
Fareham - 3 £525 -
Gosport - 1 £425 -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) nginx
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) System Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (18.75%) Lumension
9 3 (18.75%) Ansible

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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) nginx
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) X.400
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Lumension
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos