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 26 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 105 118
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.82% 2.38% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £419 £310 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.08% -24.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £310 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £310 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £308 £291
% change year-on-year +2.43% +5.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 245 336 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 13.63% 17.11% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 189 173
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 9
Median hourly rate £11.25 £35.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.30% +178.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -11 2 £419 -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7

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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Extranet
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel