Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 168 156
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing WSUS 20 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.07% 2.07% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -2.98% +35.48%
10th Percentile £406 £297 £372
90th Percentile £488 £475 £481
South East median daily rate £406 £275 £340
% change year-on-year +47.73% -19.12% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.50 £12.20 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +330.33% -47.28% -31.94%
10th Percentile £51.25 £9.96 £17.19
90th Percentile £53.75 £14.44 £24.42
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £12.20 £23.14
% change year-on-year +330.33% -47.28% -34.82%

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 491 629 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.82% 17.02% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 376 320
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £306 £316 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +4.37% -61.49%
10th Percentile £13.07 £10.64 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.14 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% +40.00% -54.34%

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 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 21 September 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
Portsmouth +7 6 £460 +71.00%
Basingstoke +4 3 - - 1
Hook - 3 £475 -
Southampton +13 1 £413 -
Fareham - 1 £525 - 1
Havant - 1 - -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) ITIL
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (40.00%) vSphere
8 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
10 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (25.00%) LAN
11 5 (25.00%) WAN
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (25.00%) SCCM
12 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 3 (15.00%) X.400
13 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
13 3 (15.00%) Information Security
13 3 (15.00%) Military
13 3 (15.00%) Solaris

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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) X.400
4 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Acoustics
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
8 2 (10.00%) CentOS
9 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.00%) Server Patching
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) IISP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Lumension
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.00%) New Relic
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos